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MOTHERS MARCH FOR EVERYONE’S SURVIVAL

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Marking the100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, the 2nd Annual Mothers March For Everyone’s Survival End Budget Cuts, Poverty, Discrimination, War & Other Violence, took place on Saturday, March 12, in Los Angeles.

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Over 400 women, men, young, old, and children gathered on March 12th and marched to MacArthur Park. With placards and banners waving, marchers in what many said was one of the most racially mixed marches they had been to in Southern California, including moms with their babies, grandmothers, immigrant families, people with disabilities, Veterans, domestic workers, students, LGBTQ youth, artists, church groups, anti-war activists, representatives from organized labor and more, recognized the contribution of mothers, grandmothers & other caregivers to survival, and demanded that resources going to weapons of war and banks go instead to caregivers, healthy food, decent housing, health care, education, pay equity, care of Mother Earth. Mothers - from immigrant women facing deportation, to families whose children have been unjustly removed by the Department of Children and Family Services, to parents of soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan - pressed to be reunited with their children.

The cross-generational speak-out in the park included anti-war mom Cindy Sheehan, Veterans For Peace, rappers Guerrilla Queenz, Olmeca, Skim and Shoshona as well as poetry performances by Janaci and Sabreen Shabazz and more.

The LA event was co-chaired by Margaret Prescod of Women of Color/GWS and Nancy Berlin of California Partnership. Alexandria House, CALIF, the South Central Farmers, Veterans For Peace and several families from DCFS Give Us Back Our Children brought food for the marchers. In Southern California, this event was coordinated by the Mothers March Planning Group including Alexandria House, CALIF, California Partnership, DCFS Give Us Back Our Children, Every Mother is a Working Mother, Military Families Speak Out, Veterans For Peace, Global Women Strike/LA, South Central Farmers, Women of Color/GWS. Co-sponsors included: All of Us or None; Susan Burton, A New Way of Life; ANSWER Coalition–LA; CARECEN; CISPES; Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of LA (CHIRLA); Eastside Café; Equal Action: Frank Dorrel, Publisher Addicted to War; Hunger Action; IAC-LA/Bail Out the People Movement; International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network; Jerry Acosta, national senior rep, Utility Workers of America; Long Beach Area Peace Network; Office of the Americas; Orange County Peace Coalition; Reverend Richard Byrd, KRST Unity Center; Ruach Christian Community Fellowship; SiGAw; Cindy Sheehan; United Food & Commercial Workers Local 770.

The Mothers March was called by the Global Women’s Strike and took place also in Guyana, Haiti, India, Italy, Peru, Poland, the UK, Venezuela and in Philadelphia, Milwaukee and the SF Bay Area. KPFK 90.7FM Pacifica Radio was the media sponsor. For more info, contact 323-276-9833, la@allwomencount.net, www.globalwomenstrike.net

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Getting ready to march

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Getting ready to mar...
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Signing in

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Signing in...
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Anti-war mom Cindy Sheehan to speak at rally

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Anti-war mom Cindy S...
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Aztec Dancers lead the march

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

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Leading chants from the sound truck

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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Over 400 people marched

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Over 400 people marc...
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MFSO – Orange County

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

MFSO – Orange Coun...
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On the march - DCFS Give Us Back Our Children

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

On the march - DCFS ...
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Immigrant moms

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Immigrant moms...
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Equal Action and Tracy High Peace Club

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Equal Action and Tra...
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CHIRLA

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

CHIRLA...
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Invest in Caring Not Killing!

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Invest in Caring Not...
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A street vendor mom speaks out

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

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Military Families Speak Out

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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Military Families Sp...
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Veterans For Peace

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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Veterans For Peace...
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Poetry performance by Janaci

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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Youth Rappers Guerrilla Queenz

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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Youth Rappers Guerri...
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Youth Rapper Olmeca

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Youth Rapper Olmeca...
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Musicians Skim & Shoshona

by Global Women's Strike/LA Sunday, Apr. 10, 2011 at 11:18 AM
la@allwomencount.net 323=276-9833 PO Box 86681, LA, CA 90086

Musicians Skim & Sho...
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