Fundraiser for Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos at Barrios Unidos
Santa Cruz, CA
14 Sep 2009 01:38 GMT
Alex Sanchez's family migrated from El Salvador in the 1970s. He was a former gang member who turned his life around becoming an internationally recognized peacemaker and co-founding Homies Unidos in Los Angeles in 1998. On June 24th, 2009, Alex was arrested and named in a federal indictment based on weak evidence, charging him among a group of twenty-three others as an active gang member. On Friday, September 25th, there will be a fundraiser for Alex at Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos with live hip-hop music and the film Hijos de la Guerra.
read more: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/09/13/18621858.php