Tag: MARCELO LUCERO

Remembering the Past for the Sake of Our Future

One hundred and fifty people gathered in a small Latino evangelical church In Patchogue next to the spot where seven young men ambushed Ecuadoran...

A Long Road Ahead for Immigrants on Long Island

As we approach the sixth anniversary of the murder of Marcelo Lucero on Nov. 9, it’s important to acknowledge that, for all the positive...

Scoring a Goal for Peace

There are two things that bring people of different personalities and different backgrounds together, according to Suffolk County Legislator Robert Calarco. Those are food...

Hector Gerardo of New York Civil Liberties Union on the DOJ...

In my May segment at CyTUnidos, Hector Gerardo, Long Island organizer for the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) joined me in the studio....

Suffolk County Legislature Passes Landmark Policing Agreement

On December 17, Long Island Wins united with immigrant rights advocates from across Long Island at the Suffolk County Legislature as the chamber voted...

Suffolk County and Department of Justice Reach Settlement Over Discriminatory Policing

The United States Department of Justice and Suffolk County have reached a tentative agreement designed to address the discriminatory policing practices that contributed to...

Five Years Later

Saturday, November 9, marked the fifth anniversary of the attack that left Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero dying on the streets of Patchogue. Friends of...

Local Heroes: Gilda Ramos

Gilda Ramos found out when she was a teenager that she had an amazing facility for language. She learned English while still a high...

Thoughts From Recent Screenings of Deputized

This week has been a hectic one for me. With the 5th anniversary of the killing of Marcelo Lucero approaching next month, I was...

Deputized to Be Screened at Touro Law School

I know that a lot of you saw the new documentary about the 2008 killing of Marcelo Lucero, Deputized, when it aired last month...

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