fix articles 100928, asian pacific american legal center
Who's shaping California's political landscape for the next 10 years? (tags)
California's new Citizens Redistricting Commission. Never heard of it? You're not alone.
Nation Awaits Federal Court Of Appeals Decision On Hazleton Anti-Immigrant Law (tags)
Nation Waits For Appellate Court Decision
UCLA group carries torch for less advantaged API classmates (tags)
Activists of the Asian Pacific Coalition met the press Thursday at the Ackerman Viewpoint Conference Room, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) to urge public support on an ongoing campaign to enable Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have own identities. According to the Count Me In campaign it is addressing educational inequalities within the AAPI community. It said that hidden by the “model minority myth”, AAPI continue to suffer severely from access to resources for higher education, adding, “The myth homogenizes the diverse make-up of AAPIs despite the fact that each group has its own unique history, language, culture, and experience.” There is a need to disaggregate the racial category of AAPIs into their specific communities “to ensure that public policy reflects the needs of diverse communities.”
L.A. Area Organizations Issue Declaration For Human Rights For Immigrants (tags)
Los Angeles, CA…..December 13, 2006 ... The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) led a coalition of 18 human rights, defense and religious organizations that have signed the "Declaration of Los Angeles," approved by the Los Angeles City Council today.
KARL ROVE IN LOS ANGELES, JULY 8, 20006 (repost) (tags)
FORMER PRESIDENT CLINTON, KARL ROVE AMONG SPEAKERS AT UPCOMING NCLR ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN LOS ANGELES
WEN HO LEE’S LEGAL VICTORY- A VICTORY FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) rejoice with the prominent Asian –American scientist Wen Ho Lee and his family over his legal victory last week from his being wrong fully accused as “ a foreign spy or agent for China” and being jailed for the racist accusations.We in the CIDR and its allied organizationss will continue our struggle against racism and its all its evil intents and manifestations in order to uphold America’s ideals of genuine freedom and democracy. The legal victory of Wen Ho Lee is an sinpiration for us all!
OCT 16 MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)
Join over 100 groups and thousands of individuals for a mass march and rally for immigrant rights on October 16, 12 noon, at the corner of Olympic and Broadway.
9/16: DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 4) (tags)
Fasters hold "General Supporter Day"
Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 5) (tags)
DREAM Act Fasters Highlight the Importance of Voting
9/13 Los Angeles: DREAM Fast Vigil Day 1 (tags)
[Los Angeles] At the corner of Jefferson Street and Hoover Boulevard, with the University of Southern California as the backdrop, over 40 supporters, allies, students, and community leaders gathered for a press conference to kick off the DREAM Fast Vigil Campaign.
Religious Supporters Declare "Season of Conscience" and Join Boycott Against Forever 21 (tags)
This is the press release for the Saturday demonstration. Forever 21 can rake in $400 million this year, but the people who make the clothes are paid sub-minimum. If this rubs you the wrong way, show up and protest.
Sep 29-30 Nationwide listing of antiwar protests/meetings/vigils (tags)
No War For "Revenge"! - website for antiwar movements, legal information & news across the country. **URL: www.ActionLA.org/S11 Since some events may change or cancel without advance notice, PLEASE PLEASE call and check with the event organizer before you go. To announce your protest, links, or good information, please send to: ActionLA@ActionLA.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
Garment Workers Launch Campaign Against Local Sweatshop (tags)
Los Angeles-Nineteen garment workers are joining together to launch a public campaign against Forever 21, a popular retailer of young women's clothing. Picket and press conference Thursday, 9/6. Join the fight against sweatshops.