En Español Know Your Rights
Source: Make the Road New York
Subject: TGNCIQ Justice
Type: Press Advisory

Community to Hold March and Vigilto Condemn Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Gay, Anti-Latino Hate Crime

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

 

Family of Victims, Elected officials, Bushwick residents, African-American,
Latino, and Asian community groups and other concerned New Yorkers to gather

Gatherers to light candles and hold
signs

bearing messages such as "United Against
Hate", "Xenophobia and Homophobia affects us all", "An injury to one is an
injury to all" and "Bushwick is a hate-free zone"

Groups
to call for long-term solutions to intolerance such as, implementation of anti-harassment
legislation in city schools, comprehensive immigration reform, and full civil
rights for LGBT people

 
What:  A march, vigil
and press conference to condemn the hate crime committed against the Sucuzhanay
brothers. Groups will also call for long-term solutions to intolerance such as
implementation of anti-harassment legislation in city schools, comprehensive
immigration reform, and full civil rights for LGBT people.

 

Who: 
Diego Sucuzhanay,
brother of victims
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
Make the Road New York and GLOBE,
(a group to empower the Bushwick LGBT    community); Alianza Ecuatoriana; Anti-Violence
Project; Frente Ecuatoriana; Generation Q; Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition; Labor Council
for Latin American Advancement; National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People (NAACP); The National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights; New York
Civil Liberties Union; New York Immigration Coalition; Queens Pride House; Sunset
Park Alliance of Neighbors; United States Department of Justice Community
Relations; We are all Brooklyn; and YKASEC.

 

When: Sunday, December 14th, 2008 at 2PM
 
Where: Gather at Make the Road New York Children’s Grove Park,
corner of Myrtle Ave
and Grove Street
in Brooklyn and march to the corner where the
incident happened at the corner of Bushwick
Ave. and Kossuth
Place. (Take the L train or the M train to Myrtle-Wycoff Ave)