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PRESS RELEASE: KILLER EX-COP MEHSERLE'S RELEASE ACTIONS (tags)
Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant
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
Statement on Johannes Mehserle Verdict (tags)
Statement on the verdict for Johannes Mehserle, who shot Oscar Grant in the back. Mehserle was the first law enforcement officer in the state of California to be charged with murder in the line of duty. On Friday, July 9, 2010, Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
Hundreds Demand Justice for Oscar Grant Outside L.A. Courthouse (tags)
On June 14th, hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Los Angeles Superior Court at 210 W. Temple to demand justice for Oscar Grant. Angelenos made it very clear that the significance of the trial of Johannes Mehserle is bigger than just Oscar Grant's case, and that police brutality is part of systematic oppression. Connections were drawn between police killings in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, as well as in New York.
And not forgetting the six month long uprising, which began on June 14, 2006, loud cries of "Oaxaca Vive Vive, La Lucha Sigue Sigue" rang through the downtown streets.
Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th! (tags)
Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th!
HUD's Public Housing Privatization Scheme "PETRA" Is Rejected (tags)
People across the nation are speaking out against the scheme to privatize 1.2 million public housing units, under a HUD proposal called Transforming Rental Assistance (TRA) initiative. The struggle against the privatization of public housing in Berkeley and Oakland has blossomed into a nation wide struggle against the profiteers that are trying to terminate public housing programs across the nation! On May 25, 2010, at a congressional hearing, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and many housing advocacy organizations from across the country spoke-out against HUD's proposals, and submitted written statements for the hearing record opposing TRA, including the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness and other Los Angeles housing and human rights organizations.
Lessons from the Oscar Grant Tragedy - We Need to Get to Work (tags)
A current look at the developments of the Johannes Mehserle murder trial, the work on behalf of Oscar Grant and the significance of these efforts to the broader movement for social justice.
Lessons from the Oscar Grant Tragedy – We Need to Get to Work (tags)
In many instances, the second pre-trial hearing for Johannes Mehserle could be seen as a victorious day for the family and supporters of Oscar Grant.
LA Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant Press Conference, 1/8/09: photos and full audio (tags)
The newly formed Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant held a press conference in front of the LA court house just before the first Southern California hearing in the murder trial of Johannes Mehserle was set to begin. The LA Coalition, along with several Oakland community activists who traveled south for the hearing, spoke about their determination to end the wanton killing and abuse of people of color by police. Full audio of the press conference is below.
1ST HEARING FOR OSCAR GRANT/MEHSERLE MURDER TRIAL (tags)
The first hearing of the Mehserle murder trial in Southern California took place on Friday January 8, 2010. The 7am gathering and press conference in front of the L.A. Superior Court Building was in many ways a meet-and-greet between the newly formed LA Coalition For Justice for Oscar Grant and representatives from Oakland.
PRESS RELEASE RE: OSCAR GRANT HEARING (tags)
Report Back: Organizing Meeting for Oscar Grant Justice Coalition (tags)
There was a very successful meeting this evening in L.A. to plan an action for Friday, Jan 8, when proceedings begin against Johannes Mehserle in Los Angeles
California Coastal Commission Denies Overnight Permit Parking (OPDs) in Venice (tags)
Venice said NO to OPDs in the Venice Coastal Zone at the June 11 Coastal Commission Meeting and the Coastal Commissioners listened!
In Response to Global Crises Ontario Tent City Homeless March Out to Route 66 (tags)
In Response to Global Crises, And Lack of Legal Shelter, Ontario Homeless March on Steinbeck's Route 66--To Plead That Housing, Food, Clothing and an End to All Homeless Criminalization Be Made A Basic, National, Civil Right
Microbicides & HIV/AIDS (tags)
Making a Difference What you Can Do To Fight The Spread Of HIV/AIDS?
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
Homeless People Win --Jury Says “Not Guilty” at Trial: Activist Seeks Community Response (tags)
Homeless People Win --Jury Decides “Not Guilty” in Skid Row Activist's Criminal Trial. States the Homeless Activist "I haven't decided what I will do next; and I am interested in what suggestions people have. ”
Skid Row Activist on Trial --Anti-Brutality Rally Update (tags)
Downtown L.A. Hotel Attempts to Ban Homeless People from It's Public Areas --Saturday demonstrations against police brutality on Skid Row in front of LAPD Central Division headquarters continue weekly:
Skid Row Activist on Trial --Anti-Brutality Protest this Saturday (tags)
Downtown L.A. Hotel Attempts to Ban Homeless People from It's Public Areas --Meanwhile, this Saturday will see continuing demonstrations against police brutality on Skid Row in front of LAPD Central Division Headquartes:
DOWNLOAD AND FAX --LACEHH Sign-On Letter Blasts Homeless Sweeps (tags)
Activists encourage publlic to join Sign-On Letter Campaign to Demand L.A. Mayor Villariagosa Stop Homeless Sweeps Downtown NOW!!!
SATURDAY COMMUNITY CANVAS AND RALLY WILL ASSIST THE SKID ROW RESISTANCE (tags)
This Saturday, January 27th, starting promptly at 11:30 a.m., community members are gathering at 6th and Gladys Street on Skid Row, in front of Glady's park, for their first weekly community support canvas and street give-away.
Activists Call for Downtown Base Camp to End Sweeps at Saturday Rally on Skid Row (tags)
Homeless activists are calling for people to attend the next next rally, this Saturday, and to pack tomorrow, Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. Police Commission hearing at Parker Center...as well as every Council meeting this week...and to demand an immediate halt to the homeless sweeps --and now, also, the city's Grand Avenue Project --no matter what it takes...
Protest the Migra (tags)
Protest the Migra at 10AM - 300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 next Thursday, September 21st, 2006.
Santa Monica Starts Massive New Push for Anti-Homeless Laws (tags)
With election of "Bobby Shriver" --brother of Maria Shriver, and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife --Homeless People in Santa Monica are Facing What May be the Single Biggest Push in the Nation to Pass a Massive Wave of New Anti-Homeless Laws.
Tuesday, May 20 -- EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION TO PROTEST U.S. AGGRESSION AGAINST CUBA! (tags)
Self-Determination for Cuba! Protest U.S. Agression Against the People of Cuba!
Town Hall and March on Welfare Reform (tags)
1,000 LA Low-Income Family Members and Supporters to Gather for Town Hall and March on Welfare Reform Legislation Pending in Congress
Protest Mumia's 20 Years on Death Row (tags)
December 9, 2001, will mark 20 years since the incarceration of Mumia ABu-Jamal, with most of this time spent locked down on death row. Don't let the weekend of December 7-10 pass without doing something for Mumia.
This Saturday! A Taste of Justice Conference (tags)
Come to the "A Taste of Justice" Conference this Saturday, Nov. 3rd. Diet related diseases such as diabetes and obesity are reaching epidemic proportions in low-income communities in Los Angeles. Come work together with other Los Angeles residents to solve this and other problems.
Freedom Fest for Mumia (tags)
Freedom Fest for Mumia - Saturday, September 15, 2001, noon - 6p.m., Lemeirt Park
Letter to the editor, LA Times (tags)
Corrects disinformation in today's newspaper
City Agrees to Let Protesters Use Area Closer to Staples (tags)
Convention: Officials yield to pressure from a judge and the Democratic Party. But demonstrators say they won't be confined.