April 4, 2010 marked thirty years that Carlos Alberto Torres (Oscar Lopez Rivera = 29 years), has been imprisoned fighting for the independence of his nation. Friends and family members share their thoughts of the events that have taken place over the past thirty years to free the political prisoners, and the struggle against colonialism. Click on the title to read more and see a 20 minute virtual tour, with sights and sounds of what was shared…
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PACHS staff please use this post to help facilitate the letter writing campaign on Thursday March 25th, 2010. All visitors to this site are welcome to write to Carlos as well and visit http://boricuahumanrights.org/
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In 1913, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos, started his Harvard education. Almost 100 years later, a Chicago school named after him was invited to speak on a panel about Social Justice in schools. Principal Matthew Rodríguez, spoke about the dangers in using the phrase “Social Justice,” the practices at our school and helped the audience see the trouble with the current system of education. Click on the title to read more and see video of Matt speaking.
City Looks Online for New Aldermen Daley hangs help wanted sign on the Internet Published : Thursday, 18 Feb 2010, 8:52 AM CST Tera Williams, FOX Chicago News Want to make $110,000 a year and have the power to make big decisions for the City of Chicago? Mayor Daley is looking for two new Aldermen
Latino Youth H.S. claims victory at ChiTown Cup 2009; PACHS senior named MVP
In neon-yellow, gray and maroon t-shirts, young men of Aspira Charter High School, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican H.S., Rudy Lozano Leadership Academy and Latino Youth Alternative H.S. went “toe-to-toe” at the 2nd annual ChiTown Cup Soccer Tournament on Saturday, November 14. Spectators, which included school staff, students and family members, gathered to watch the soccer games at the Barreto Union League Boys and Girls Club located in Humboldt Park.
What are you waiting for? It is finally summer, and we have three important reasons for you to get out of your house. Join us as we celebrate a community of wellness in our Puerto Rican People’s Day parade. Cheer on our 2009 graduates of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos HS. Finally, come see some of the greatest Puerto Rican music, and eat some incredible food at Fiesta Boricua (Labor Day Weekend)