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Our House Grief Support Center Hosts 9th Annual Run For Hope, April 29 (tags)
Celebrating The Grieving Community And The Power Of Uniting Hands With Paws
#Adventure2016 will offer 1,000+ hours of community service, plus education and fun! (tags)
#Adventure2016 will offer 1,000+ hours of community service, plus education and fun! This is its starting point! Orientation will take place in the Angeles National Forest and Pasadena.
Los Angeles Questions Oversized LAPD Response to Million Mask March (tags)
#MillionMaskMarch Los Angeles began in downtown Los Angeles and moved to Hollywood on November 5, 2014.
Monday MoveOn Peace Events (tags)
Copied this from MoveOn.
Pasadena Street Art Ride (tags)
Join C.I.C.L.E. for a bicycle ride through Pasadena to see the city's incredible Street Art! The event is in partnership with the Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 20th.
ArtNight Pasadena: Bicycle Ride (tags)
On Friday, March 8th, join CICLE and ArtNight and embrace the evening by bicycle and explore Pasadena’s vast collection of art galleries and museums, all open and free to the public.
ArtNight Pasadena: Bicycle Ride (tags)
On Friday, March 8th, join CICLE and ArtNight Pasadena and embrace the evening by bicycle and explore Pasadena’s vast collection of art galleries and museums, all open and free to the public.
C.I.C.L.E.'s Wild, Wild West Chatsworth Ride (tags)
Join C.I.C.L.E. for a western themed bicycle ride through Chatsworth! Stops include: Homestead Acre and Chatsworth History Museum, the Munch Box, the ranch where the 1950’s TV show “Mr. Ed” was filmed and Stoney Point Ranch.
Israeli Commandos Electro-Torture Ship to Gaza Activists (tags)
Occupy the Military Industrial Complex (report back) (tags)
A series of demonstrations drew attention to one of the biggest (and least-discussed) welfare programs: the Military Industrial Complex. Although Boeing was the main target, demonstrations also occurred in front of Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. By late afternoon, there were about 50 participants. That number increased to approximately 75 by early evening. Most response from vehicular traffic seemed positive.
Israel Criminalizes Travel (tags)
The Struggle for Leadership Within “Leaderless” Occupy (tags)
The current debate that has erupted within Occupy circles was built into this movement’s foundation. It has been sparked by much needed soul searching in the wake of a series of confrontations with the police, most notably in Oakland, that ended disastrously.
Washington and Israel v. Iran and Flotilla Activists (tags)
Israel Assaults Freedom Waves to Gaza Activists (tags)
The Future of the #Occupy Movement: Solidarity and Escalation (tags)
A month after it began with a few hundred people marching on Wall Street, the #Occupy movement has grown to include tens of thousands of participants throughout the country and has captured headlines around the world.
Occupy Riverside Official Launch October 15, 2011 (tags)
October 16, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - After an event-filled launch of the occupation of Riverside timed to coincide with Saturday's international day of action, just under 100 people of conscience successfully held the pedestrian walkway of the downtown mall, despite police threats of arrest for those determined to sleep in the public thoroughfare.
Brief Anaylsis Of LA and Seattle Occupations (tags)
Israeli Anti-Freedom Flotilla II Propaganda (tags)
Breaching Gaza's Siege (tags)
Over 500 Turn Out for San Diego Slut Walk (tags)
For those who thought the battle over whether women who dress in sexually provocative clothing are thereby giving men the ?right? to rape them was won in the 1970?s, it was a shock last January when a police representative in Toronto, Canada told a class he was lecturing to that ?women should avoid dressing like sluts in order to not be victimized.? His boorish, sexist remarks had one positive result: they rekindled the feminist movement via a series of ?Slut Walks,? mass demonstrations in which women deliberately dress in so-called ?slut wear? both to communicate a sex-positive message and to make the point that women should be free to dress any way they like and go about wherever they like without inviting men to rape them. The message of the ?Slut Walks?: don?t teach women how to avoid rape: TEACH MEN NOT TO RAPE!
The World Social Forum (Feb 6-11, 2011) (tags)
"Another world is possible," Susan George declared at Porto Alegre. 80,000 activists came to Dakar. The world has changed, not only through the financial crisis that showed the market often causes more problems than it solves. The WSF has become a source of hope for a just world.
March 2 Day of Action for Education in Riverside (tags)
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
RIVERSIDE, California - Students from the Inland Empire's main universities and community colleges held rallies at their respective campuses in the morning before converging in Riverside's civic center for a demonstration with speakers and music. Demands included an end to tuition hikes and schools cuts, an end to social services cuts, and the passage of the DREAM Act.
5th PAROL PARADE IN HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN, A SUCCESS (tags)
“ MALIGAYANG PASKO! FELIZ NAVIDAD! There were fewer people because of the windy and cold weather but less than 200 Filipino-Americans led by Burlington School Kids and parents with SIPA youths with senior citizens and parents, braved the cold and wintry night to hold the 5th Historic Filipinotown Parol Parade last night, December 22, 2009
Living Without Borders encuentro * Nov 6-8, 2009 * Las Vegas, Nevada * Pass it on! (tags)
The 2nd annual Living Without Borders encuentro will be held from Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Workshops, presentations, film showings, tabling by community artists and organizations, and conversation. * Keynotes by RINKU SEN (author, The Accidental American) and HILDA GARCIA (from La Mujer Obrera autonomous women's community in El Paso, Texas). * A free show with Pan de Sal, Fe with Rebel Diaz, Paria B, EarthStone, and DUWOPRose The Vinylist. * Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for those who register in advance. All are welcome!
Military Abuses Vs Filipino Peasants Continues (tags)
Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA condemns and militantly protest the continuing acts of impunity of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) against the democratic forces in the Philippines This came after two dozen men in fatigue uniforms broke into the office of a militant farmers’ cooperative in Sanchez Mira in northwestern Cagayan shortly after midnight on June 11, mauled farmers staying in it to participate in a seminar, and ran away with undisclosed amounts of cash and goods . According to reports, 20 armed men forcibly entered the Mass Cooperative office in Bgy. Massisit in Sanchez Mira here and mauled the seminar participants, some members of the party list group Anak Pawis, aside their taking money and valuables.
Iraq Winter Soldiers and Families Testify in Pasadena (tags)
Iraq War Veterans tell of American abuses. inefficiencies and greed in the Iraq and Gulf wars.
Downtown LA May Day Protests (tags)
May first protests march down Broadway in Los Angeles with fewer participants than last year with the LAPD taking a more relaxed stance.
Ragnar Relay Los Angeles Will Send Hordes of Runners Over Sea, Over Land, Over Night (tags)
From hard core to recreational, this weekend's 188-mile relay running “race” challenges everyone
Home Depot, Bank of America Executives Caught on Tape trying to Defeat the EFCA (tags)
Bank of America, Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, Rick Berman founder of Union Facts EXPOSED ON TAPE trying to Defeat The Employee Free Choice Act.
Bilingual publication "Talk on Anarchism" (tags)
Publication in English and Serbo-Croatian language which is result of ten debates on anarchism held between May 2006 and May 2007 at the Cultural Center "Dom omladine" in Belgrade/Serbia.
Halloween at the Glendale Peace Vigil (tags)
Peace vigilers who wouldn't take Halloween off.
Photo & Community Justice Workshop (tags)
Winter Workshop for individuals who are interested in using photography as a tool for community justice. The workshop is open to students as well as community and labor organizations. The Filipino art collective, Habi-Arts will be facilitating the workshop series. Participants will have the opportunity to share their photography with the public in a community exhibit, scheduled for the month of March. If you have questions please feel free to email me, Michael at email@example.com Workshop is free but limited to only 10 participants.
Vets REJECTED from Long Beach Vet's Parade Participation. DO SOMETHING! (tags)
This is in response to the article written in the Long Beach Press Telegram regarding the three groups of veterans and their families who were REJECTED from participating in the Veterans Day Parade, even though they and their families served and are continuing to serve their country with honor. My son just returned from his second tour in Iraq. We both believe in the Constitution ,which includes the right to speak out against this war. It is something that he is proud to fight for and will continue to follow orders if he is sent back to Iraq. While watching the entire parade from the sidelines, I was saddened to see that there were no participants from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan at all! That means that the only participants of this war that wanted to march in the parade were excluded. The city, as well as Val Lerch, who continued to try to make this a political issue, bear responsibility for this lack of support for our soldiers currently serving in this war. How could Council member Lerch, a proud member of this committee, overlook this glaring omission if he supports the troops? By the way, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, and Veterans for Peace carried no signs whatsoever. It was very important to us that we honor all the troops, and we enthusiastically applauded all participants. Also, please note, we had plenty of enthusiastic responses from the crowd and a few public displays of apology. This is an important point, because the city and committee knew we marched in last year’s parade without incident and that we are valid members of the military, unlike other groups like the medical insurance van, etc. This is why several cities, including La Palma, Palm Springs, Santa Monica, and other cities nationwide were inviting our groups to march in their parade; they understand that you can support the troops but not the administration’s policies that continue to blindly send our loved ones to die in a war that should never have happened in the first place. Apparently, the Veterans Day Committee and the city of Long Beach do not understand the difference. --Pat Alviso, Military Families Speak Out, Long Beach, CA, USA, Pat Alviso & Jeff Merrick, Military Families Speak Out Orange County & South Bay Chapter, www.mfsooc.org www.myspace.com/ocmfso 562-833-8035 Support Our Troops. Bring Them Home Now! Take Care of Them After They Get Home!
ATK Summer Blow-Out Sale in Santa Barbara (tags)
The sidewalk in front of the downtown Santa Barbara office of Alliant Techsystems (ATK), a leading US war profiteer and the US government's primary supplier of depleted uranium munitions, was the site of an end-of-the-summer "blow-out sale" on August 20th.
Antonio Villaraigosa and Fabian Núñez at Back to the Park on Thursday??? (tags)
Read Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Speaker Fabian Núñez and radio host El Piolin are billed as participants in a Thursday procession and candlelight vigil for immigration reform at MacArthur Park. If this true..count me out!
FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department (tags)
Update: FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department for sustaining injuries in Police melee
Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos (tags)
Update: Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos
Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos (tags)
Story on "Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos"
Announcing: FARE STRIKE! San Francisco 2005: First-Hand Accounts (tags)
Finally, a collection of first-hand accounts of the Fare Strike, in which thousands of San Franciscans openly and spontaneously united along class lines and rode mass transit for free. The alienated space of public transportation was briefly transformed into an arena of solidarity and radical possibilities.
The Highland Park Vigil Marks Four Years (tags)
"Besides protesting U.S. imperialism and reminding people about global warming, participants also brought food, which was given to the local homeless."
Feb 2-4: Gathering for "Barricade the War Machine" Actions (tags)
From Feb 2-4 Pittsburgh anti-war activists will host a weekend-long gathering to provide information and a forum for dialogue about direct action protests taking place in Pittsburgh on March 2. It is also intended to include social time for movement building and creating personal and organizational relationships.
2007 NCOR Event Details & Call for Proposals (tags)
The National Conference of Organized Resistance is an annual event that brings together people from all backgrounds for a weekend of learning and discussing local and international social justice issues through workshops, panel discussions, and skillshares. We are currently seeking workshop proposals for the 10th Annual NCOR, held March 9-11, 2007 at American University in Washington, D.C. The 2006 conference was a tremendous success, with 80 workshops and almost 2,000 registered participants. We hope to make the 2007 conference an even more vibrant and stimulating experience. NCOR is shaped as much by the people who attend as the people who run it. As volunteers, as workshop leaders, as discussion participants, you create NCOR. We hope you will join us to help make NCOR 2007 an inclusive and diverse forum for global resistance.
Prisons: Alexander Wants 50K Inmates Released (tags)
Governor Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency to reduce the over crowed conditions in California prisons; and under the governor’s proclamation 5,000 inmates will be transferred to other states. Stewart Alexander, with the Peace and Freedom Party, says the governor’s plan is doomed to failure before the first prisoner is transferred out of state. “Under the governor’s plan eventually California will need prison space in all 50 states."
Anti-G8 Protest Successful in Russia (tags)
author: LINK/Berlin anti-G8 Press Group
Pop goes the tires of the Minutemen in Lake Forest (tags)
Someone popped their tires. A few photos, not a major article, main page of Indymedia not necessary.
World Can't Wait organizers put out call for documentation, stories of Nov. 2 protests (tags)
Call by WCW organizers for documentation and stories from participants in the November 2, 2005 demonstrations in Los Angeles.
Reds come out fighting: Time to turn up heat vs. ultra-right, Communist meet says (tags)
CHICAGO — The Communist Party USA wound up its convention here in a fighting mood July 3, with the 450 participants vowing to pour their energies into blocking the ultra-right effort to take over the Supreme Court.
Showdown in Coal Town: 16 Arrested in MJS Action (tags)
For the third time in one week, residents of the Coal River Valley of West Virginia and supporters from across the country met at Massey Energy's coal processing plant behind Marsh Fork Elementary School to demand that it be shut down and cleaned up. Sixteen of the 150 participants in the Mountain Justice Summer campaign were arrested as they attempted to deliver a list of demands to the site's supervisor. Earlier in the day two campaign participants delivered the demands directly to Massey's head offices in Richmond Virginia.
UFPJ: End war, bring troops home now! (tags)
Over 450 participants from throughout the country adopted a new strategic framework setting UFPJ’s top priority as ending the war and winning a complete U.S. withdrawal from Iraq.
World forum seeks solutions to war, poverty (tags)
Forum registration lines reflected a rainbow of colors and ages. Young people were a very strong presence.
Reportback from Boston no-DNC consulta (tags)
An Austin activist provides a reportback to the DNC resistance consulta, held in Boston Feb 13-16. http://blackteasociety.org
Padded Bloc FAQ for Miami (tags)
Basic information on the planned Padded Bloc in Miami, including frequently asked questions.
The Séance (tags)
We have oftentimes heard that there are people who have the ability to summon the spirits of the dead by means of a certain ritual. And some of us may perhaps have occasionally heard of the astonishing results of their practices. But is there any scientific explanation to this?
THE PROJECT FOR THE NEW AMERICAN CENTURY (tags)
MoveOn Bulletin Friday, May 9, 2003
Plan B for the Peace Movement (tags)
Persistent protesters need to prepare for some unsettling possibilities
Looking for DNC/D2K Plaintiffs (tags)
NLG has a law-suit
Southern Girls Convention 2002 (tags)
CONVENTION ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR WORKSHOPS
Call for anticapitalist convergence against ICC in Denver, CO May 5th-8th (tags)
Come to Denver May 5th-8th to stand up against the 34th World Congress of the International Chamber of Commerce, composed of representatives from thousands of corporations, which makes recommendations on policy to the UN, WTO, and G8.
Borderhack 2.0 (tags)
The full story.
Strategic Resistance Organizing Conference- a look back (tags)
At the begining of August, the Strategic Resistance Congerence was held in Venice CA. With an invitation only guest-list of 200 activists from around the Americas, the conference focused on goals, sexism and white supremacy within the movement today. Larry George writes the inside scoop.
The CLF website has been launched.
Biojustice Protesters Rally In Front of S.D. Courthouse July 16 (tags)
Over 30 people rallied at the San Diego County Courthouse to protest the police treatment of actual or suspected Biojustice protest participants during the biotech industry's annual convention June 24-27. Many participants told their own stories of being arrested and hassled by police, including an L.A. woman's account of sexual harassment in the San Diego County Jail.
Hacking Las Vegas (tags)
Black Hat Briefings ran for two days beginning on Wednesday at Caesar's Palace, and the largest hacker conference in the US, Def Con, began on Thursday evening.
EVENING RAP TO IWD-LA (tags)
IWD strike leaders & participants summarize 3/8 day of protest & enjoy entertainment
thank you trainer --- c'mon everyone else (tags)