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judas durazo hands elvira arellano over to bush's ice (tags)
mayday defense committee
Judas Durazo hands over Elvira Arellano Bush’s ICE (tags)
Mayday Defense Committee
MIWON cover for LAPD mayday attack unresolved (tags)
MIWON maintains its refusal to publicly renounce its cover for LAPD mayday attack, enabling police commanders to escape accountability.
Villaraigosa has made a point of stressing his interest in governing from the center (tags)
Villaraigosa's associates say he too will cultivate a network of well-respected advisors outside City Hall to guide him on such issues as education reform, transportation planning and economic development. Among them are likely to be former Assembly speaker and mayoral candidate Bob Hertzberg, former Metropolitan Transportation Authority board member Nick Patsaouras and entrepreneur and former national Democratic Party official Ari Swiller.
Wed. 5/25: Thousands of Teachers, Parents, Students Rally to Stop Schwazenegger (tags)
WHAT: The Los Angeles rally is timed to coincide with another huge rally at the Capitol in Sacramento protests Governor Schwazenegger's broken promises tp to schools, his attacks on working people and his special election petition campaign that would waste $80 millon. There will be a special tribute to labor leader Miguel Contreras, who past away earlier this month. WHEN: Wednesday, May 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles (6th and Olive St.)
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.
Services for Labor Leader Miguel Contreras (tags)
A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 pm, followed by a rosary from 7 to 9 pm, this Wednesday May 11 at St. Vincent’s Church, 621 West Adams Blvd on the corner of Figueroa and Adams Streets in Los Angeles. A memorial service will take place this Thursday May 12, at 2 pm at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 West Temple St. between Grand and Hill Streets in Los Angeles. A reception will follow from 3 to 6 pm.
County Fed gears up for offensive (tags)
L.A. labor council holds historic congress building labor community unity for progressive issues. .
Wait: I'm Confused (tags)
The Labor leadership's handling of the grocery workers strike and continued reliance on "friendly" employers and the Democratic Party leaves many workers wondering what's next.
Dec. 16th Mass March to support striking Grocery Workers (tags)
AFL-CIO Pres. Sweeney will Lead March of Thousands of Strikers March From Century City to Beverly Hills Slated Tuesday, December 16
Community College Students Fight Back (tags)
3,000 community college students on March 28 had a rally and march in downtown LA to stop cutbacks in their colleges
LA to Join 500 Cities Worldwide for February 15th Day of Protest (tags)
The No War On Iraq! Coalition today announced plans for the massive anti-war march and rally on Saturday, February 15th. Protesters will be asked to gather at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine at 1 pm. The March will proceed down Hollywood Blvd to the Armed Forces Recruiting Station at the intersection of Sunset and La Brea where there will be a rally at 3 pm
Organized labor rallies in support of the UFW (tags)
“This is the number one labor issue right now in California,” said Miguel Contreras, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. “On this Labor Day in the year 2002, this is THE issue for working families in California.”
PLAN Conference for Progressive Activists Draws 350+ From Over 160 Groups (tags)
LA, October 21. Saturday, hundreds of activists from over 160 different organizations came together for the first comprehensive political gathering since the terrorist attacks on September 11th. Originally, a 6-month progress report on how those commitments were faring was a major rationale for the planning of this conference, but the planners and presenters did an admirable job of reorienting their focus to deal with the radically changed and highly fluid circumstances in the wake of the terrorist attacks.
Labor Day Events in Los Angeles (tags)
Labor Day Events in Los Angeles. (See also pictures posted by Slobodan Dimitrov)