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ProLibertad to honor Latinas for contributions to independence movement

Community calendar This Women's History Month, The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign honors the contributions of Boricua/Latina women to the Puerto Rican Independence Movement. Recipients of the Doña Adelfa Vera Award for 2009: Yasmin Hernandez, Artist/Activist/Educator Teresita "Lah Tere" Ayala, Poet/Activist/Rebel Diaz Claudia de la Cruz, Pastor of La Iglesia San Romero de Las Americas/UCC Mistress of Ceremony: Haydee Morales, Casa Atabex Ache Co-Founder Keynote Speaker: Prisionera, Poet/Activist/Partido Nacionalista de Puerto Rico Sample Work Presentation: "Our Women, Our Struggle" (working title) is a 70-minute long documentary that chronicles the life of Puerto Rican revolutionary Isabel Rosado who dedicated her life to the Puerto Rican Independence movement and has become a symbol of the island's patriotism. Other women such as Lolita Lebron and Dylcia Pagan will also be highlighted. All three women were subjected to FBI surveillance and each spent man