Memorial For Alex Nieto Vandalised Twice In Past Week: Call For Action

 

From Friends Of Alex: This is a call to community action: On Alex’s next month anniversary -August 21st- there will be an unprecedented vigil and community march to City Hall next day

From Justice for Alex Nieto

July 22 2014

https://i0.wp.com/38.media.tumblr.com/528c36529209a2671dbdf45392376082/tumblr_n4g7wnT8YK1rtdga6o1_250.jpgOn the recent vandalism to the Alex Nieto Memorial on Bernal Hill:

CON SAFOS protected the placasos (names) from spiritual destruction. If you wrote C/S below or next to your placa, you were protected from the dishonor of being crossed out. Con safos meant with safety, with respect, with sincerity.

But there were certain sites that were sacred, places and placasos that did not need the protection of C/S because the community knew they were off limits. They included the churches, the muraled walls, the graves. Continue reading