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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!