Carlos Montes

Support union activist and Chicano leader Carlos Montes

By Paul Krehbiel

Supporters of Carlos Montes, a long-time labor union activist and Chicano leader, are organizing for a large solidarity turnout May 15 at Los Angeles County Superior Court when Montes goes on trial for four politically motivated felony charges.

Flyer: Stop the FBI Frame-Up of Carlos Montes

1/2 page basic info flyer on Carlos Montes's trial.

(Updated 5/13/12)

March 27th: Carlos Montes Back In Court On Tuesday!

Date: 
Tue, 2012-03-27 (All day)

Stop the Frame-up of Carlos Montes!

Court Hearing to Uncover FBI Lies 
Tuesday, March 27, Call In Day

Call:

Milwaukee SDS Stands in Solidarity with Carlos Montes

The Milwaukee chapter of Students for a Democratic Society has resolved to denounce the continued repression of Chicano activist, Carlos Montes by the FBI. On March 2nd, Carlos Montes’ lawyer made discovery motions on how FBI special agent Matt Weber worked with L.A. Sheriff Detective Don Lord and the Joint Terrorism Task Force in this frame-up attempt. SDS has and will continue to stand in solidarity with Carlos Montes as he struggles against government repression.

Solidarity from State Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE)

March 12, 2012

Dear Carlos Montes,

Solidarity Vigil for Carlos Montes

Event Information
Date: 
Fri, 2012-03-02 10:00
Location: 
Hilton Head Library Hilton Head, SC
United States

Solidarity Vigil for Carlos Montes

Friday, Mar. 2, '12 10 am

Hilton Head Library

Hilton Head SC

Saturday 02/18 at 7pm: An Evening with Carlos Montes

Event Information
Date: 
Sat, 2012-02-18 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
EastSide Cultural Center
2277 International blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
United States

Carlos Montes is a long time activist and organizer from the 1968 East LA education reform movement, Chicana Moratorium Project, co founder of the Brown Berets, to his work today with the Southern California Immigration Coalition. He is currently the target of FBI repression. Join us for a discussion about the latest wave of FBI political repression of activists in the U.S. An onstage interview with Carlos will cover:

Carlos Montes Presente!

Event Information
Date: 
Sun, 2012-02-19 13:00
Location: 
San José Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street
San Jose, CA
United States

Carlos Montes will speaking in San José, CA on Sunday, February 19, 2012 from 1 to 3 pm at the San José Peace and Justice Center, 48 South 7th Street, in San José. The program includes spoken word community activist Adriana Garcia.

A $5 to $10 donation requested to benefit organizing and legal costs for Carlos' defense and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

The event is sponsored by the South Bay Committee Against Political Repression, the San José Peace and Justice Center, and MAÍZ.

Report on Carlos Montes Court Hearing

There was an extremely serious development in Carlos Montes case concerning six felony charges on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Lomeli denied the motion to dismiss, setting the stage for trial later this year. A Prosecutor stated in the press that Carlos faces up to five years in prison. So now, the fight is on!

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