Frequently Asked Questions

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1. WHY IS THERE A NEED TO HAVE A SANTOS RODRIGUEZ MEMORIAL IN DALLAS?

We believe that just like the Holocaust and Pearl Harbor, the tragedy of Santos Rodriguez' murder is still felt within the community. Many Dallas residence feel that justice was never served in the case, and a memorial would help bring closure to the community.  

2. WHY NOW?

Because for 45 years, promises have been made to Santos' mother, Bessie Rodriguez, of monuments to memorialize Santos, yet nothing has come fruition.

3. WHO IS SPONSORING THE PROJECT?

The Dallas Peace and Justice Center and the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program. 

4. HOW CAN I HELP?

You can help us spread the word about the project, follow us on social media, share the trailer and start the conversation about Santos. You can also DONATE by clicking here

5. WHEN IS THE DOCUMENTARY FILM IS GOING TO COME OUT?

The documentary film, Santos Vive, is going to be screened in Dallas on July 24th, 2018 at the Texas Theater in partnership with USA Film Festival. Please RSVP here.