Rosie Celebrates the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade

For Immediate Release                                                     June 12th 2016
Contact: John Blasco
jblasco@council.nyc.gov

Councilwoman Rosie Mendez Celebrates the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade

“I am proud to be marching in the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade with my Lower East Side and LGBT community. I am ecstatic to participate in the parade as we honor LGBT rights activists who were instrumental in laying the foundation for our rights. Furthermore, I am an extremely excited that Former NYC Councilwoman Margarita Lopez and San Juan Councilman Pedro Peters Maldonado will be celebrating and marching with me up Fifth Avenue.”

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Councilwoman Rosie Mendez’ Op-Ed in El Diario:
“On Their Shoulders We Stand”

English: http://www.eldiariony.com/2016/06/08/on-their-shoulders-we-stand/

Spanish: http://www.eldiariony.com/2016/06/08/la-lucha-del-movimiento-boricua-lgbt/

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