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34 Mujeres X Oscar-CHI Take Logan Square

Posted on 07 March 2016 by Kevin Garcia

by Janeida Rivera,

Screenshot 2016-06-08 13.12.14National Boricua Human Rights Network Saturday March 26th, 34 Mujeres X Oscar congregated in Logan Square for their monthly rally to call for the freedom of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera. This group, a collective of women that is an initiative of the National Boricua Human Rights Network, convenes monthly and chants and hold signs that demand Oscars release, asking cars passing by to honk in support, displaying their social media hashtags for the curious commuters, their 34 Mujeres X Oscar Chicago banner and Puerto Rican flags for each minute representing the length of years Oscar López Rivera has been incarcerated. Logan Square has received this group warmly and people who pass them, honk, raise their fists, shout affirming things and stop for more information about the Campaign to Free Oscar. Several local residents have volunteered to help distribute flyers. Screenshot 2016-06-08 13.12.23Men are welcome to join in support of this women-led monthly gathering and hold signs, collect petitions, chant or carry a banner and children are also welcomed to shake a maraca, dance, chant and participate as well! Please join us for our next 34 Mujeres X Oscar – CHI gathering on April 30, 2016 to have time to park, grab a flag, poster, maraca or flyers/petitions at 2:30PM and the event begins and ends promptly from 3:00PM to 3:34PM. Bring friends and family and let’s gather in the name of justice and peace! View a short video at http://bit. ly/34MujeresChiMarch2016 “Justicia y paz, ni un año mas!”

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