CSH – News | 98 VIDEO: Immigrants Takeover Mark-Viverito’s Office | Movement for Justice in El Barrio


  1. How many Residents of Central and West Harlem would have the “strength of heart” to “bring it” to our Political Representatives like the “Movement for Justice in El Barrio” brought it to NYC Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito?
  2. If we did an action like this? Would the Political Representatives of Central and West Harlem have had the participants arrested?

What do you think? Look at the Video.

Movement for Justice in El Barrio <movementforjusticeinelbarrio> Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 2:22 PM
To: movementforjusticeinelbarrio


We would like to share with you a new video on our recent action
against Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito.

In this short video, immigrant women and other low-income residents
from El Barrio storm and occupy the offices of Council Member Melissa
Mark-Viverito to protest her ongoing promotion of displacement and
negligent landlords in our community. In the face of police presence
and hostility from office personnel, these luchadoras fearlessly speak
truth to power and denounce Mark-Viverito for her profoundly anti-
democratic attacks against her East Harlem constituents, our homes and

Please circulate widely.