Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos talks about the influence Barrios Unidos has had on the violence prevention and prison reform movement.
Carmen Perez started working with Barrios Unidos as an intern and community organizer. Currently, she is a board member of Barrios Unidos and is the executive director of the Gathering for Justice, an organization founded by Mr. Harry Belafonte. Carmen shared her experience in working towards juvenile justice reform, grassroot organizing, policy advocacy, and building leadership spaces for women and youth. Her presentation was filmed as part of of ducumentary on people who are working for social justice.
NOVEMBER 1st 2013
5:30pm Procession from Holy Cross Cemetery on &th Ave to Barrios Unidos
6:00pm Reception at Barrios Unidos
Please join us for:
Music, Food, Face Painting, altars y mas celebramos!
Call 831-457-8208 for more information
When: Fri, October 4, 7pm – 10pm
Where: Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos (map)
Description: Cumbia Night!!! A night filled with good clean fun. $5
entrance fee (all money goes towards more Cumbia nights). Veggie/Fruit and
drinks will be available.
Barrios Unidos bringing it's Prison Cell Trailer to a benefit for The Inside Mens Foundation on September 14th at The Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz. We are inviting friends, fellow concert goers and any interested people showing up for the video and an amazing musical performance to benefit our organization. Doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8. We will have a silent auction with inmate art and raffle with prizes from our local community businesses. Join us to support our intention to teach emotional literacy to the men inside our Santa Cruz County Jail and The Salinas Valley Prison in Soledad.