Thursday February 21, 2019
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BY staff | Boyle Heights, CA | 2/13/16
A great show of unity and solidarity against police abuse took place in Boyle Heights, Feb. 12, with a spirited protest of over 50 people.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 2/11/16
On Feb. 6, a 16-year-old Chicano teen, Jose Mendez, was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) by cops from Hollenbeck Division in the Boyle Heights community, located in the East Los Angeles area.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/22/16
In early 2014 there was hope that undocumented parents would be able to be protected against deportation, when President Obama issued an executive order to create Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Deferred Action for Children Arrivals, also known as DAPA/DACA.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/21/16
A contingent from the Boyle Heights-based Centro CSO received enthusiastic responses from the Black public at the annual MLK parade, which took place in the heart of the African American community.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 10/29/15
In the late afternoon, Oct. 23, people of the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles joined together to denounce the right-wing attacks on immigrants.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 9/21/15
Over 200 teachers, community members and students protested at the grand opening of the Broad Museum of Contemporary Art on the morning of Sept. 20.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/13/15
Marching and chanting, “Vecinos unidos, jamas seran vencidos!” (Neighbors, united, will never be defeated), over 50 community members, families and activists gathered outside of five Boyle Heights homes, Sept. 9, to fight back against displacement and gentrification.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/23/12
The Centro CSO (Community Service Organization) and the Southern California Immigration Coalition (SCIC) held a town hall meeting on August 18 in East Los Angeles to mobilize the community to support the statewide campaign, Licenses for All - to push a law demanding driver’s licenses for undocumented migrants and immigrants.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 7/06/04
Los Angeles, CA - A mass rally and march was held in Huntington Park, May 15, in support of SB1160 - a bill that allows undocumented immigrants to get drivers licenses.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 4/02/04
Students and parents in East Los Angeles want decent schools. Centro CSO has been organizing for over two years to pressure the Los Angeles Unified School District to build a new high school in Boyle Heights to relieve the extremely overcrowded conditions at Roosevelt High School.
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