About this event:
WHAT: The Puerto Rican community is welcoming Oscar Lopez Rivera home. The Puerto Rican independence activist, imprisoned for 35 years, was recently released from prison after President Barack Obama commuted his sentence. Oscar co-founded Chicago’s Puerto Rican Cultural Center 45 years ago. This is the event schedule:
4pm – Welcoming at La Casita de Don Pedro
4:30pm – March to the Unveiling of Oscar Lopez Rivera Road
5pm – March to the Humboldt Park Boathouse for Main Event
5:30pm – Main Event for Oscar Lopez Rivera
NOW WHAT: Be at 2625 W. Division for the start of the event and march with the crowd for the welcoming ceremony at the boathouse. Free admission.