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Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War (tags)
For the 15th year marking International Women’s Day in Southern California, on March 8th a warm and sunny Saturday, a mixed race and enthusiastic crowd of approximately 450 women, men, quite a lot of young people, and lots of children gathered for a free concert and speakout at the MacArthur Park Band Shell in Los Angeles.
May 1 Calendar of Events in LA (tags)
Copied from the Occupy LA list.
May 1 General Strike 'four winds' meetings (tags)
Five important meetings tonight in east, south and west LA, the San Fernando Valley, and downtown about making plans for the May 1 General Strike four winds caravans and convergence.
Report Back: LA Forum on and Fundraiser for Haiti (tags)
Over 200 people, overwhelmingly Black people, came out for the Public Forum on and Fundraiser for Haiti. Actor and activist Danny Glover, Pierre Labossiere, co-founder of Haiti Action Committee, and Robert Roth, board member of Haiti Emergency Relief Fund were featured speakers at the event which both helped get the word out about what's happening on the ground in Haiti and raised funds to support the Haitian grassroots. Margaret Prescod, host of KPFK's Sojourner Truth and Women of Color in the Global Women's Strike, chaired.
This Sunday, May 1: March for Immigrant & Workers' Rights (tags)
May 1: International Workers' Day Join Marches & Rallies for Immigrant and Workers' Rights in Los Angeles & Around the Country
ANTI WAR PEACE ADVOCATES MARCH A MLK DAY in LA (tags)
Marching at the largest Martin Luther King Jr Day-the 24th year commemoration last January 19, 2009 from Western to Leimert Park, hundreds of peace activist and anti-war advocates marched with thousands of people chanting: “ MONEY FOR JOBS AND EDUCATION. NOT FOR WAR AND OCCUPATION!” The more than 200 protestors marched under the lead banner of the Topanga Peace Alliance and Veterans for Peace and led by the Cuahtemoc Azteca Dancers banging their drums. They marched together with more than 400 different delegations, floats and marching bands representing all shades and political color all over Southern California marched past the mains stage located at Crenshaw Blvd.
"Encounter Point" film screening with Director Ronit Avni (tags)
Levantine Cultural Center and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics, along with a dozen NGOs whose Southern California members work on peace and interfaith issues year-round, have joined forces to present a director's screening of ENCOUNTER POINT, featuring a Q & A with co-director Ronit Avni on April 3, 2008, 7 pm at Laemmle's Music Hall.
March 15: 10,000 Protest Iraq War in Los Angeles (tags)
People in Los Angeles Join Global Day of Action to Stop the War
ALL OUT: March 15 Mass Protest in LA (tags)
Join Thousands to Protest the War on its 5th Anniversary - Stop the War NOW!
LA and Nationwide: People Hit the Streets to Stop the War (tags)
The October 27 demonstrations represented another important step forward for the anti-war movement in the United States. Over 100,000 people took to the streets in coordinated regional and local protests to demand an immediate end to the war in Iraq, including well over 10,000 in Los Angeles.
April 7 Coalition March Rally in Los Angeles Draws 75,000 (tags)
- Amnesty Now! Full Rights for All Immigrants, Now! With these resounding chants, more than 75,000 immigrants and immigrant rights advocates under the banner of the April 7 Coalition marched and rallied for full rights for all immigrants last Saturday, April 7, 2007, in Los Angeles. Unlike the disparate and fewer numbers of mobilized activities last March 25, 2007, the April 7 Coalition march for full rights for all immigrants became one of the largest to be held in Los Angeles after May 1, 2006. This brings a new momentum for the immigrant rights movement in California. The conservative L.A Times estimated the crowd as 10,000 while the Latino Channel 34 estimate of the crowd was 50,000.
March 17 Protests: Massive Turnout in LA, Across the Country (tags)
Tens of Thousands March on the Pentagon 50,000 in Los Angeles, 40,000 in San Francisco
March 17 Mass Anti-War Protest in Los Angeles (tags)
On the 4th Anniversary of the Iraq War - Stop the War! Mass March and Rally - Regional Action in LA Live Concert by Ozomatli & Performance by Jackson Browne
1,000s Expected at Antiwar Protests this Weekend (tags)
SAT 1/27: Thousands expected at Antiwar Protests this Weekend
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.
December 17 Anti-War Protest Vigil (tags)
Join us for a Protest Vigil to "Stop the War & Bring the Troops Home in Time for the Holidays!"
November 2nd World Can't Wait (tags)
On November 2nd, in over 60 cities across the country including high schools and colleges in many of these cities, The World Can’t Wait Drive Out the Bush Regime launches the first national movement in American history dedicated to driving a sitting president out of office.
Nov. 2 "Drive Out the Bush Regime" Gets Major Endorsements (tags)
Howard Zinn, Code Pink, Mumia Abu-Jamal are among those endorsing day of walk outs and mobilizations Nov 2, anniversary of Bush's "re"-election, to drive his regime out of office. Local actions are along Wilshire Bl - noon to 8 pm.
George Galloway/Christopher Hitchens Debate Streaming Live on Wed. (tags)
Two years after the invasion of Iraq, British MP George Galloway and journalist Christopher Hitchens will debate the causes and consequences of the Iraq war at Baruch College in New York City. Moderated by Amy Goodman.
Stand Up and Be Counted: No War and Occupation: The George Galloway US Tour (tags)
September 13-24: Boston, New York, Toronto, Madison, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.
Arlington West Memorial, Santa Monica Pier (tags)
1745 symbols were put up this July 4th weekend to represent all of the US soldiers that have died needlessly in the war in Iraq.
HAITI SPEAKING TOUR (tags)
Come see Journalist Kevin Pina speak and show clips from his new documentary "Haiti: The Betrayal of Democracy". Kevin broke the story of the U.S. kidnapping and coup of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in February of 2004 and has been on Pacifica Radio's "Democracy Now" numerous times.
Arlington West Memorial May 30-31 Santa Monica Beach (tags)
There will be over 800 crosses placed in the sand. Each cross represents an American soldier who has died in Iraq. The names, ages, hometowns and circumstances of their deaths are there for all to read on a plaque that is placed in front of this memorial. Another sign indicates that it would take the entire beach in order to recognize all of the Iraqi’s who have been killed in this war. The crosses are not meant to be used as a religious symbol.
March 20 Global Rally Photos (tags)
These photos were taken of the 3-20 LA Global March and Rally from Topanga Peace Alliance.
Scott Ritter speaking in LA Saturday, Dec. 13th (tags)
Perhaps LA Sound Pose or someone else might get the Scott Ritter presentation on tape for those of us not local - but for local folks, here's the info
Topanga Forum and Concert Today (tags)
Topanga Forum and Concert Today
TOPANGA CANYON CONCERT TO BENEFIT VICTIMS OF WAR (tags)
The concert is being organized by the Topanga Peace Alliance (TPA), which will donate 100% of the proceeds of the event to the International Rescue Committee to be used for medical supplies, emergency housing, food, water and relocation assistance in Iraq and Afghanistan.
PEACE ON THE BEACH & CODEPINK “RECLAIM MOTHER’S DAY” (tags)
Mother’s Day Sunday, May 11th. Ocean Park Beach at Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica
Try Gulf War Two (tags)
Sent to me from the Topanga Peace Alliance, It may take a little while to get on.
Topanga Peace Alliance Meets with Representative Henry Waxman’s Office (tags)
January 29, ‘03 LOS ANGELES CA --- TPA members presented a position letter calling for the repeal of H. J. RES.114 (backed by petition) to congressman Waxman’s spokesperson. Waxman, who represents Topanga in the 30th Congressional District has been criticized for ignoring the interests of his constituents by voting for resolution H. J. 114. A copy of the TPA’s letter is attached.