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People's Poetry Benefit for Jeremy Marks (tags)
Saturday, February 26, 2011
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - For the sixth consecutive year, the Community Rights Campaign, an initiative of the Labor/Community Strategy Center, held a night of youth expression of poetic resistance at the NoHo Actor's Studio. A standing-room audience, predominantly made up of youth of color, took part in the evening's poetry recital and open mic, which doubled as a fundraiser for the legal defense of Jeremy Marks, an 18-year-old arrested by Los Angeles Schools Police Department and charged with attempting lynching for filming an act of brutality by a member of the department against a fellow student.
An Open Letter to White Progressives and Activists- AWARE-LA (tags)
The Ballot Box and Beyond: White Anti-racists stand for social justice
Bus Riders Union - what a radical idea ! (tags)
My first visit to the Bus Riders Union meeting on 7/20/08 and boy, am I am impressed ! Enthusiastic courteous bilingual activists
TALIB KWELI & THE PEOPLE'S HURRICANE RELIEF FUND TEAM UP THIS SUNDAY NOV. 26TH IN LA (tags)
Join nationally and internatioanally renowned hip hop artist Talib Kweli, the Peoples Hurrican Relief Fund, Change the Game, The Labor /Community Strategy Center & Strategic Actions for A Just Economy (SAJE) for a town hall and open mic on Hurricane Katrina Survivors Right to Return to New Orleans. Los Angeles, CA – On Sunday, November 26th, from 4 to 6 PM at SAJE 152 W 32nd st, Los Angeles, CA.
Bus Riders Union Endorsements (tags)
reposting from an email (johnk)
Miguel Contreras Remembered (tags)
Today we mourn the death of Miguel Contreras, a major figure in the Los Angeles and national trade union movement, who died suddenly last Friday of a heart attack. Miguel was the Secretary-Treasurer of the L.A. County Federation of Labor—that is, its executive director, field general, chief strategist and tactician.
Protest LA Auto Show (tags)
Our over reliance on cars endangers us all. Pollution from our primitive, gas-guzzling vehicles poisons our air and damages our health. The economy shudders with every increase in fuel costs.
No On Prop 54 Event (tags)
An upbeat and well-attended public forum to spur grassroots fundraising and organizing against Proposition 54 was held a few hours ago at a church in the Wilshire district. This posting provides access to audio and pictures from the event.
BUSINESS LOBBIES UN AT WORLD SUMMIT ON ENVIRONMENT (tags)
In an effort to turn the WSSD's sustainable development goals into profit-making ventures that will "green" its image, the business lobby gathered yesterday for a full program of "Business Day" activities, featuring representatives from notorious environmental destroyers such as Dow Chemical and Syngenta Corporation. They blamed poverty for the woes of the planet and tried to downplay their own abysmal records.
Changing the World--What will it Take? (tags)
A call for activists to attend a public forum at UCLA on Feb 9th to openly discuss questions regarding radical social change and what it's going to take to get there.
Then why... (tags)
Bus Riders' Union Marches (tags)
The Bus Rider's Union marched today. What are they about, and why do bus riders need to unionize?