This past Friday marked one year and a half since Amilcar was killed.
In addition to remembering and honoring Amilcar and the other victims of police violence, we called upon California Attorney General Kamala Harris to take over Amilcar’s case and file the murder charges herself.
Read our press release announcing the event and explaining why we are taking these steps.
At the site where he was killed, we remembered and honored him and his family:
At the site where Amilcar was killed, we remembered and honored him and his family
We marched to the site where his and our neighbor, Luis Gongora Pat, was also killed by SFPD:
We then proceeded to Mission Police Station:
A few of the news reports….
Leading up to the event, KGO-TV ran this:
Later that night, KGO followed up:
Univision 14 covered the event:
And our friends at Mission Local ran this:
Justice 4 Amilcar is co-sponsoring this community event for the family of Luis Demetrio Góngora Pat and family and friends of other loved ones killed by SFPD.
When: May 22, 2016
What: Walk with families hurt by police from site of SFPD killings from Bernal Heights to Mission Dolores for mass for Luis Demetrio Góngora Pat at noon
9 a.m. – Start at Alex Nieto Memorial Site on Bernal Heights Park
Noon – Mass at Mission Dolores
1 p.m. – Potluck picnic in Dolores Park
The family of Luis Góngora Pat invite us to walk with them to the Mission Dolores, where a mass will be held at NOON for Luis.
At 9AM, we will begin walking with Elvira and Refugio Nieto and Justice 4 Alex Nieto supporters from Bernal Heights, down Folsom Street to meet friends and supporters of Justice 4 Amilcar near 24th, then continue on Shotwell Street to 19th to meet up with family and friends of Justice 4 Luis Góngora Pat. From there we will continue in procession to the Mission Dolores. After mass, a potluck picnic will be held at Dolores Park. If you don’t want attend mass, please meet us at Dolores Park and help set up a picnic spot!
Event co-sponsored by Justice4Luis, Justice4AlexNieto, PoorMAG/PrensaPobre, Mission Neighborhood Resource Center.
May 22 is also the Malcom X Day and there is a festival in the Bayview, where Mario Woods, Kenny Harding Jr, and Idriss Stelley are also being honored.
Wherever you go, walk with us in resistance.