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Tomorrow: Echo Park Moms 4 Education on KPFK 90.7 FM (tags)
Echo Park Moms 4 Education activists to appear on John Cromshow's "Politics or Pedagogy" show on KPFK 90.7 FM on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 8 PM, discussing education issues relevant to our community.
AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR COMMUNITY: SUPPORT THE LONG BEACH HILTON BOYCOTT! (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition based in central Los Angeles , community alliance of veterans, youth, students and community organizations and activist expresses our unequivocal support to the announced boycott being called by the workers of Hilton Long Beach starting September 3, 2009. Exactly one year ago, we warned the management of Hilton Long Beach that the Filipino American community of Long Beach will not tolerate discrimination of any kind or form most so of Filipino workers inside the hotel. Instead the situation turned from bad to worst. We are appalled at the intransigence of the management that does not only exploits the workers of all nationalities but oppresses them by practicing the most anti-labor measures such as dismissal of worker organizers, checking the workers lockers, preventing them from organizing and other anti-workers measures.
Why We Challenged Barack Obama (tags)
On Friday, August 1st I led a contingent of the Uhuru Movement into Barack Obama’s town hall meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida to raise the question, “what about the black community, Obama?” Without the benefit of a big media budget, our organization attempted to bring the serious issues experienced by African working class people across this country into the national political debate.
Queer Democrats Hold Love-Fest for School Board Candidates (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club overwhelmingly endorsed three candidates in local school board races in a love-fest meeting February 28 that contrasted dramatically with their previous one on January, a knock-down, drag-out debate between incumbent city attorney Mike Aguirre and two of his challengers (one of whom has since left the race). They also rated openly Gay Republican Carl DeMaio "unacceptable" as a candidate for the San Diego City Council.
Jim Gilchrist coming to long Beach (tags)
Jim Gilchrist coming to CSULB
Boycott Resist! (tags)
Remember: You don’t have to look like a cop to be a cop, and you don’t have to be a cop to do a cop’s work AND if you are doing a cop’s work then you are no longer a member of our community.
Palestine unites us: Towards the first Palestinian Popular Conference in the US (tags)
Palestine unites us: Towards the first Palestinian Popular Conference in the US Statement, Preparatory Committee, US Popular Palestinian National Conference, 17 November 2006
Day of Remembrance (tags)
Day of Remembrance honors the transgender men and women who were murdered because of their "T". DOR is to say "NO!" to the "transpanic" defense, which allows murderers to blame their victims.
Help Keep Venice Progressive! (tags)
Vote for Progressive Independent Candidates for the Venice Neighborhood Council
Hatred Will Never Silence Our Art Trans/Giving A bimonthly celebration of trans/genderqueer/intersex artists
LA Transgenders Remember Gwen, Other Tragedies & Triumps of 2002-2003 (tags)
As the October 3 one year anniversay of the brutal slaying of Bay Area Transgender teen Gwen Araujo is remembered, Los Angeles' large community can recall other tragedies, and triumphs of the past year.
Bowling for WEHO: Transgender tragedy Monday before backdrop of war. (tags)
Tragedy struck the Los Angeles Transgender community as the U.S. hand-gun culture escalated a personal dispute into death and a felony arrest.
Pride Month Perspective: TRANS-UNITY 2002 AND OTHER SUCCESSES INSPIRE TR (tags)
In 2001-2002 the Los Angeles Transgender community achieved new visibility and successes, and overcame some adversity, which should inspire us for the year ahead.
A Little on the Long Beach art scene (tags)
If you allow yourself to take a closer look, it‚s possible to hear the voices of the subcultures that would otherwise go unheard and unnoticed. On the outskirts of the so-called „Artist‰ district in downtown Long Beach, these voices are amplified. Here exists a populace that isexplicitly screaming for reform, solutions, and unity.
Community Defense Brigade Meeting (tags)
A organization is being pulled together to defend our communities from racist attacks
Community Forum: On The Question Of Police Brutality (tags)
Stop The Militarization Of Our Community Community Forum: On The Question Of Police Brutality
A Different Perspective -Earl Ofari Hutchinson Our Times Crenshaw 9/15/00 (tags)
"The loss of Our Times is not a time to mourn. It's a time for those who care deeply about issues in our community and want to be kept informed about them to redouble their support of those local black and Latino newspapers, public access media shows, and radio outlets that will continue to provide our community with critical news, information and voices."