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Problems with Measure M (tags)
I'm probably voting for M, but there are some problems.
International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)
Saturday, February 6, 2016
INGLEWOOD - In a day-long event, members of the Southern California chapter of the American Indian Movement, along with other members of the Native community and social justice activists, called for clemency for AIM activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 on trumped-up charges. The day featured speeches from well-known figures from the movement in defense of indigenous rights, musical and poetic performances, drums, and prayer.
California Safe Schools Celebrates Pearl August Humanitarian Award Recipients (tags)
California Safe Schools Environmental Health Summit & 15th Anniversary Honors Humanitarians & Environmental Victories
CA Safe Schools Honors LA Unified & Local Heroes! (tags)
Honorees: Los Angeles Unified School District, Dr. Cathie-Ann Lippman, Maryhelen Torres, Luisa Leschin and Legendary Bob Baker.
Robert D. Skeels: a community candidate for LAUSD School Board (tags)
Bloomberg's $1 Million for the right-wing Coalition for School Reform's corporate slush fund insults District 2 voters. Our community deserves self determination free from outside millionaire interference.
May 1 Calendar of Events in LA (tags)
Copied from the Occupy LA list.
OccupyLA Still Here, and Coming Soon to a Hood Near You (tags)
In spite of some people's best efforts, OccupyLA has managed to re-create all the ills of the society we purport to change, right down to the do-gooders who want to tweak our system to make the problems less visible.
Unify for Occupy Oakland (tags)
To build the 99%, we must find unity across the economic and social strata, or the Occupation movement will be correctly derided as a quasi-elitist middle class project.
LA Marathon: The Gentrification Route (tags)
No wonder interest was low.
LA Eastside: Street Food Vendor Situation (tags)
Two stories on LA Eastside highlight the effects of gentrification and the train, the media and blogosphere, and
The Hidden Theft at KPFK and the Ongoing Firings, Purges and Bannings: You're Next???? (tags)
An analysis of why KPFK sounds different, and why it's losing listeners (and money).
3/22/09: Now that Michelle Obama has put a White House Garden come support a local one. (tags)
Now that Michelle Obama has put up her garden at the white house it is time you come support a local one. The rebirth and regeneration of Proyecto Jardín, a communal garden in the heart of Boyle Heights, will be marked by a community-wide open house that aims to increase neighborhood awareness about and access to the garden.
March 21 Protest: Veterans to Lead Dramatic Actions in LA (tags)
Mass Protest on the 6th Anniversary of the Iraq War This Saturday, 12 noon Hollywood & Vine, Los Angeles
Boyle Heights Residents Come out to oppose move (tags)
Over 600 families, residents of the Wyvernwood Community in Boyle Heights, will gather today to voice their opposition to plans to demolish all 1178 units in the historic development and replace them with 4,400, primarily luxury units.
NEW YORK TO LA: THE FIGHT AGAINST GENTRIFICATION (tags)
NEW YORK TO LA: THE FIGHT AGAINST GENTRIFICATION Anti-Gentrification Events Throughout LA 3/3-3/9/08
Villaraigosa and Huizar Renege on Promises to Protect the Southwest Museum (tags)
"Obviously, the Mayor and Council Member Huizar are together with the Autry. My personal opinion is that politics; money; and lobbying, that Autry pays very highly for, have trumped the will of the people of Highland Park and Northeast L.A." -- Nicole Possert, co-chair, Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition
David J. Hart, a Local Soldier Killed in Iraq, Returns Home (tags)
David J. Hart, of Lake View Terrace, died in Balad of wounds suffered in a firefight with insurgents Jan. 8 in Samarra, north of Baghdad. He was 22.
Southern California Anarchist Show Shut Down by Police (tags)
Southern California Anarchist Show Shut Down by Police / Support El Comite de Pro-Democracia en Mexico by: "Joaquin Cienfue
SAVE THE PEAKS CALL FOR SUPPORT! - Legal Battle to Protect Sacred Site Comes to Pasadena (tags)
The San Francisco Peaks are a unique mountain ecosystem which are managed as public lands in Northern Arizona. The Peaks are held Holy by more than 13 Indigenous Nations. A small ski area is threatening expansion and attempting to make fake snow from treated sewage effluent filled with harmful contaminants. A coalition of tribes and environmental groups have unified to prevent the environmental destruction, community health hazards and extreme desecration that would be caused by the proposed development. Although the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the ski area plan, the case will be reheard in Pasadena on December 11th, 2007.
L.A. gang members go union (tags)
'They take that street toughness that puts them into Corcoran or Pelican Bay [state prisons] and put it into this.... What we require is no fear. They're perfect for us.' Robbie Hunter, president of the Ironworkers Union
Cop Watch LA Statement on May Day, 2007 (tags)
Collective statement from Cop Watch Los Angeles. Check out copwatchla.org for info regarding a press conference at the Youth Justice Coalition office on Monday, May 7th.
International Conference on Immigrant Rights at San Diego State University on December 9th (tags)
Immigrant Rights Conference with Keynote Speaker Nativo V. Lopez
Shut Up & Shoot: A Photography Show of Unexpected Moments (tags)
Cactus Gallery 4534 Eagle Rock Blvd., Eagle Rock, CA 90041 323-256-6117 tue-fri 12-7 sat 10-5 sun 10-2
March 25th Western Regional Conference A Success! (tags)
The Western Regional Conference brought together members of the March 25th Coalition yesterday at the United Teachers of Los Angeles building.
VIDEO: Midnight Ridazz (tags)
LOS ANGELES – May 12, 2006 On the 2nd Friday of the month at 9:30 pm , bicyclists gather at the intersection of Sunset and Echo Park. This has become the starting point for a late night bike ride that weaves its way through the streets of Los Angeles. They call themselves the Midnight Ridazz.
Brown Skin / Yellow Star: Why You Must Join the March 25th Demo (tags)
The US Senate debates legislation that would make migrants an openly felonized, legally scapegoated racial and cultural under-caste, with deeply dangerous implications for us all. 600,000 or more to march this Saturday, March 25th, Broadway and Olympic, 10 AM.
MARCH FOR PEACE (tags)
This quest for peace, in homage to Mahatma Gandhi's historic 1930 Salt March, will start in Tijuana, Mexico on March 12, go through the Marine Corps Depot at Camp Pendleton and the Cesar Chavez burial site in La Paz, CA (near Tehachapi), and end in The Mission district of San Francisco with a memorial ceremony and blood drive on March 27.
Plan to Restore Streetcars in Angelino Heights (tags)
"More than 27 other cities across our country have installed similar trolley lines. It's about time that Los Angeles catches up." -- Bruce Lash, president Angelino Heights Trolley Line, Inc.
Favela Rising: A Story of Self Actualization in a Marginalized Rio Community (tags)
Favela Rising, a documentary about a social movement in Rio favelas, won the IDA Best Feature this past week. The directors and community organizers hope to spread its message of self-actualization to marginalized communities in the United States, starting with Los Angeles.
Ed Roybal Presente (tags)
An honest appreciation, not uncritical, of the late Ed Roybal and his major contributions to coalition building and grass-roots politics.
El Sereno Say Yes To Open Space (tags)
Last night LA 32 Neighborhood Council voted to send a resolution to City Council regarding the deveopment of Elephant Hill (located off Collis St. in El Sereno). Here is an update from community organizer Elva Yanez.
Drivers Licenses, Not War! California Latino Economic Strike Great Success (tags)
Los Angeles, CA - Thousands of Latino workers, students and shopkeepers stayed away from work and school Dec. 12, in support of the statewide Latino Economic Strike. The Latino Economic boycott was called by the Mexican American Political Association and Hermandad Mexicana Latino Americana, with the support of hundreds of other organizations, to protest the repeal of SB 60, the law that allowed undocumented immigrants to get drivers licenses.
Stand Up For Justice: The Story of Ralph Lazo (tags)
Copied from aamovement.net. It will be of interest to folks from Boyle Heights, Japanese Americans, and anyone interested in the internment.
Pilgrimage for Human Rights (tags)
Activists from the Inland Empire and Los Angeles are uniting for a 4 day march in support of immigrant and worker rights, especially in support of SB 60 and the UFCW Grocery store workers.
CHICANO MORATORIUM 2002 - Art & Action (tags)
Commemorate the 32rd anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, when, Aug 29th, over 20,000 Chicanos filled the streets to demand an end to the Vietnam war!