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FEDS THREATEN TO REVOKE ALEX SANCHEZ BAIL FOR SUPPORTING SALVADORAN PEACE PROCESS (tags)
US prosecutors have threatened to revoke Homies Unidos leader Alex Sanchez' bail and return him to prison for his part in supporting a truce between imprisoned gang members in El Salvador. The prosecutors are seeking to prevent Sanchez fromappearing in San Francisco this weekend at the opening of a Culture Clash play, "Placas", based loosely on Sanchez' long journey from gang-banger to peacemaker.
More about Alex Sanchez and the Fed's WAR ON GANGS (tags)
RE-Published fromThe Nation (http://www.thenation.com) Feds Have Been Hiding Evidence From Wiretap Courts In Their War on Gangs
ALEX SÁNCHEZ CASE; WITNESS MISSING (tags)
Federal prosecutors soon will be forced to admit that their star witness in the gang conspiracy case against Alex Sánchez is a fugitive still on a crime spree somewhere in Central America.
ALEX SÁNCHEZ'S 2nd BAIL HEARING: REAL GETS REAL (tags)
THE JUDGE GETS REAL, BUT WHY? By Tom Hayden rEPOSTED: The Nation Jan. 6
PRESS RELEASE RE: OSCAR GRANT HEARING (tags)
Alex Sanchez Denied Bail (tags)
Alex Sanchez, Peacemaker and Homies Unidos co-founder, denied bail on Mon 10/19/09
COMMUNITY MEETS TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR ALEX SÁNCHEZ (tags)
June 28, 2009. 6PM. More than 200 community members, activists, family, colleagues, and supporters of Alex Sánchez, met early Sunday evening in a show of unconditional support at CARECEN.
Union Del Barrio In Support of Alex Sanchez & Nativo Lopez (tags)
Compañeras and Compañeros of Unión del Barrio, To our supporters, progressives, and the community in general:
EPCC letter of Solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition expresses its militant indignation upon learning of the arrest of Alex Sanchez, executive director of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles, by the FBI on June 24. The EPCC based in central Los Angeles among the Latino, Filipino and API community, have known and worked with Alex , a longtime fighter for justice in the immigrant community and has worked tirelessly to support the rights of youth in the US and El Salvador for the past nine years.
CISPES letter of solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)
In response to the FBI arrest of Los Angeles activist Alex Sanchez, the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador has issued this statement:
Homies Unidos Statement on Arrest of Executive Director Alex Sanchez (tags)
In response to the FBI arrest of Los Angeles activist Alex Sanchez, the board of Homies Unidos has issued this statement:
Homies Unidos activist Alex Sanchez arrested (tags)
He is being held on allegations of racketeering and conspiracy. His arrest is being denounced as an act of repression by many organizations and individuals active in the movements in Los Angeles.
October 22 Demonstration Attracts Young to Anti-Police Terror Movement (tags)
October 22, 2008 LOS ANGELES - The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been organizing nationwide demonstrations since 1996. The Los Angeles actions have gained a reputation for being among the city's most lively and most youth-oriented marches whose participants tend to be from the very communities targeted by police. With some thirty police murders logged since the beginning of year, protestors had plenty to be angry about.
1,000,000 Signs Of Hope, Latino Immigrant Rights Activists Stage 27 Days Of Hunger (tags)
This is the promise to the immigrants coming to America. The promise of justice, the promise of prosperity, the promise of being able to work hard, and prosper, as a result of your own efforts, and to do so in safety, for not only yourself and your family, but your work enterprise as well. This promise has been broken for the most recent immigrants to the United States. They seem to be no longer welcome on our shores or in our cities anymore. Instead of being welcomed, they are hunted, their families are torn apart, their adults tried as criminals for the dubious “crime” of being street vendors on the streets of Los Angeles.
"Outreach" or Alliance Building? (tags)
At the end of June, I participated in the "Los Angeles Social Forum," an attempt to hold a unifying gathering of people from many different movements and organizations in Los Angeles (and other parts of southern California) on the model of the World Social Forum and the first US Social Forum held last year in Atlanta.
Police in Riot Gear, Nightsticks Ready at MacArthur Park (tags)
Protest at LAPD headquarters to rally against the violence police inflicted on a peaceful crowd at MacArthur Park yesterday.