This year, Puerto Rico marks the 115th anniversary of the U.S. invasion. Since 1898, Puerto Ricans have struggled to end U.S. colonial control. Thousands have gone to prison in the name of independence. The NLG has a long history of supporting Puerto Rican independence activists and this fall, NLG members are invited to celebrate that history and build solidarity at the 76th annual Law for the People convention in San Juan, the first ever Puerto Rico Guild convention.ave the date! The convention will take place from October 23-27 at the Conrad hotel in the Condado neighborhood of San Juan. For more on the Puerto Rican political situation in 2013, take a look at this article from the spring issue of Guild Notes.
This will be a historic convention and an important affirmation of the NLG's solidarity with people seeking self-determination in Puerto Rico and around the world. Registration has not opened yet, but hotel and travel details are below.
Conrad Condado Plaza
999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico
Phone: (787) 721-1000
When booking your hotel room, mention "NLG" for the discounat rate of $129/night.
Spread the word through the convention's Facebook event page.
To plan your stay, check out this map of things to do in San Juan prepared by Queer Caucus Co-Chair Bacilio Mendez.
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This page will be updated with more information as we draw closer to the convention. Check back here for the latest details.