Veterana Scholar-Activist Betita Martinez (a bio here) is increasingly frail, and has been moved from her Mission District Apartment to a residential care facility in SF by friends and family. Several MALCSistas have suggested that local MALCS honor Betita’s accomplishments and hold a fundraiser for her medical needs…..
This post will be updated regularly and includes:
- The original letter by Tony Platt letting us know about Betita’s condition, and explaining how to visit
- An update by Maria Cotera about how to offer support to Betita
- A recent Colorlines feature on Betita by journalist Yvonne Yen Liu
If you can offer direct financial support, please send to: Tony Platt, Prof Emeritus CSUS, 1607 Josephine Street, Berkeley, CA 94703 USA