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Hunger Strike for Immigrant Rights! (tags)
The Fast for Our Future campaign will begin in Los Angeles on October 15th, 2008, three weeks before the November 4th presidential election. Over 100 people will fast in order to mobilize our community to vote for immigrant rights.
Medea Benjamin Disrupts Iraqi PM Speech (tags)
Medea broke into a chant saying: "Iraqis want the troops to leave, bring them home now! Listen to the Iraqis!"
9/19: Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 7) (tags)
Teacher/Student Day: Students and Teachers gather to support Higher Education
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
9/15: Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 3) (tags)
[Los Angeles] Day 3 of the DREAM Fast Vigil kicked off with the theme "Higher Education Day." The highlight of the day came through paintings that fasters drew that tied higher education to the DREAM Act. Fasters also drew pictures depicting their thoughts and feelings. These will be hung as part of the existing visuals at the fasting site throughout the 2 weeks. The fasters are also engaged in daily journals and writing daily letters to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and to President Bush.
9/14 Los Angeles DREAM Fast Vigil (Day 2) (tags)
Los Angeles, CA - Across the street from an institution of higher learning, the Los Angeles DREAM Fast and Vigil participants continued their efforts to inform the public about the significance and necessity of passing the DREAM Act.
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.
Fasters on Day 25 of Fast 4 Education in Sacramento (tags)
Dolores Huerta declared that she will indeed PICK UP the fast for Jessica and has heard from legislators and other celebrities that they may very well pick up the fast for the remaining fasters.
Fast 4 Education Introduced on Assembly Floor (tags)
The Fast for Education was introduced on the Assembly floor on Friday http://www.fast4education.org. It is currently entering its 21st day!
Stanford Students Emerge Victorious After Seven Day Fast (tags)
Major Concessions on Labor Issues Made by University
Hunger Strike Commences outside Taco Bell World Headquarters (tags)
Report from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) on the progress of their struggle to win decent wages for the workers who pick tomatoes for Taco Bell.