Why Are There So Few Women in L.A. Politics? — Sep 23rd

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A Zocalo Public Square Event with Robin Kramer, Alice Walton and Linda Griego Moderated by Mariel Garza, Opinion Editor, Los Angeles Daily News he embarrassment is as simple as a number: one. Only one woman holds an elected city office in Los Angeles (she’s a new City Council member). The answer to the question everyone [...]

Marylena Bustamante Ortiz — August 22-24

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Hear Marylena Bustamante Ortiz give an Eye Witness Account of the Historic Guatemalan Genocide Trial of Ex-Dictator General Efrain Rios Montt, where for the First Time a Former Head of State was Tried & Found Guilty of Genocide & Crimes vs. Humanity in a Domestic Court.

Can The Left Survive Without Labor? — Sep 12th

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A Zocalo Public Square Event with Harold Meyerson Moderated by Jennifer Medina, Los Angeles Bureau Reporter, The New York Times rogressive causes have long relied on the labor movement. But will that last forever? Progressives are making political gains in L.A., California, and among young people across the country. At the same time, labor unions [...]

Why Do the Santa Anas Blow Our Minds? — Sept 6th

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A Zócalo/Grand Park Event Moderated by David Kipen, Founder, Libros Schmibros he Santa Ana Winds have long been a part of Southern California culture and myth. We sing about them, write about them, and, every fall, tell ourselves their legends: how when they blow, the murder rate goes up, “children become unmanageable,” and “every booze [...]

What’s Next for Marriage Rights? July 9th

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UCLA Williams Institute legal director David Codell, San Francisco chief deputy city attorney Therese Stewart, and UCLA Williams Institute research director M.V. Lee Badgett offer ways of understanding what comes next for the institution of marriage and for LGBT rights, in California and around the country.

Passing Proposition C in Los Angeles on May 21st

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We’re working from all angles to get the word out and drive turnout to pass Proposition C in Los Angeles on May 21st (vote by mail begins May 1st).

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