Upcoming Screenings of Documentary on the Lucero Killing

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Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was killed in a 2008 hate crime attack.
Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was killed in a 2008 hate crime attack.
I’ll be speaking twice in the next week on the killing of Marcelo Lucero. Both presentations will be after the showing of the film Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness, a documentary about the murder.

The first event is on December 6 at 7:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (48 Shelter Rock Rd., Manhasset). The program is sponsored by the Nassau Civil Liberties Union and Andrea Callan from the New York Civil Liberties Union will speak about federal and state immigration initiatives.

I will also be speaking after a screening of the film at the Cinema Arts Centre on December 11 (423 Park Ave., Huntington) Joselo Lucero, the brother of Marcelo, and Luis Valenzuela of the Long Island Immigrant Alliance will be on a panel with me and two others. This program begins at 1pm and is sponsored by the Friends of the School of the Americas Watch.

Photo by Ted Hesson.

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is the Downstate Advocacy Director of the New York Immigration Coalition and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra School of Law. He served as the Director of Legal Services and Program at Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) for three decades before retiring in 2019. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.

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