|Left to right (Professor Antonio Nadal, Carlos Pareja, Representative|
Velazquez (w Ana Rosa Pareja Whitburn), Maritza Arrastía, Alfredo López,
Velazquez, a 25 year veteran of the Congress and member of its
Progressive and Hispanic caucuses, is generally considered among the Congress's most political progressive members. May First's central offices are in Sunset Park, part of Velazquez's district, and so the organization agreed to organized and head up the delegation.
Speaking for the delegation, May First Leadership Committee member Alfredo Lopez told Velazquez that for the Internet to function "as a tool of our movement for change, a daily necessity for everyone and a vital implement for small businesses", it had to remain neutral. Rep. Velazquez is the Ranking Member of the House's Small Business Committee.
Other members of the delegation briefly spoke of their own experiences with the Internet and the importance of Net Neutrality to their work and that of their movements.
and Social Rights Initiative - NESRI).
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