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20,000 People March in L.A. To Demand Overturn Prop. 8! (tags)
Over 20,000 people came from all over Southern California to unite with a single voice to demand civil rights and marriage equality. It was one of the largest--possibly the single largest--pro-LGBT rally in Los Angeles' history. The rally was initiated and led by the ANSWER Coalition and the L.A. Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights.
More than 20,000 Responds to Emergency Protestat Historic Sunset Junction (tags)
More than 20,000 protestors converged about 6 p.m. last Nov. 8 at Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards in Silver Lake near the site of the former Black Cat bar, which the city recently designated a historic-cultural monument for its '60s role as home of the local gay rights movement. Thousands of people over the past few days have come out in the streets of Los Angeles and other cities to protest the passage of Prop. 8 This is the militant response to the well-funded right-wing campaign of bigotry trying to push millions of LGBT people back into the closet The march's organizers, the L.A. Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights and the Answer Coalition closed Sunset between Fountain and Sanborn avenues for about two hours as marchers moved west on Santa Monica, north on Vermont Avenue, then east on Hollywood Boulevard back to Silver Lake. Later a smaller group headed toward Hollywood. The Silver Lake rally began with fiery speeches from the bed of the ANSWER-LA truck. AJLPP ,Pro people Youth(KmB),Pesante-USA and JFAV activist were active at the rally and march flying the Filipino flag..
VENCEREMOS BRIGADE & PASTORS FOR PEACE SEND OFF (tags)
Bay Area Brigadistas and Pastors Caravanistas Send off Sunday July 8th !
LGBT Rights - March & Rally in Silverlake 5/15/04 (tags)
May 15, 2004 Close to 500 people held a march and rally this Saturday in the Silverlake district of Los Angeles. Marching from the intersection of Sunset Blvd and Edgecliffe to a rally on Sunset Junction at Santa Monica Blvd. The event was organized by a coalition of group including the LAMBDA Legal Defense and Education Fund, The California Freedom to Marry Coalition, The L.A. Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights, and ANSWER LA . The event was peaceful and there were no arrests.
April 22: Labor Notes Grocery Strike Forum (tags)
On April 22, Labor Notes -- an independent 25 ear-old magazine with news from a rank and file social movement perspective -- is hosting a forum on the Southern California grocery strike. Speakers include several workers active in the strike, and participants will include workers and labor activists from all over Southern California.
SPECIAL L.A. FORUM ON THE CUBAN FIVE & OTHER VICTIMS OF FBI REPRESSION (tags)
Come to a special forum to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of five Cuban political prisoners held in U.S. jails. Learn about the Cuban Five and other significant politically-charged cases.
LEONARD WEINGLASS IN LA ON THE CUBAN FIVE - FEB. 12! (tags)
Information regarding an upcoming Public Meeting about the case of the Cuban Five political prisoners -- featuring Leonard Weinglass.