2012 California Proposition Forum – The ACLU So. California Westside Chapter invites you to a 2012 Initiatives Forum Saturday, October 6 in Santa Monica
Gil Garcetti Speaking, Jim Kweskin Band Performing “Moving Forward With Obama” Gala in Mt Washington – Sunday, September 23
Gil Garcetti, who remarkably transitioned from 32 years of public service as a prosecutor (eight as L.A.’s District Attorney) to a second career as a distinguished artist-photographer, author and philanthropist, will be among the speakers at the September 23 “Pushing Forward With Obama” gala fundraiser in Mt Washington.
n Friday September 21, 2012 the California NAACP, the YES on 34 Campaign, civil rights and clergy leaders, and community members will come together to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis, an innocent African-American man who was put to death by the state of Georgia. Those gathered will honor the memory [...]
A recent report published by The Sentencing Project, Dollars and Detainees: The Growth of For-Profit Detention, details how harsher immigration enforcement and legislation led to a 59 percent increase in the number of detainees being held by the federal government between 2002 and 2011. It specifically examines how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the [...]
On Wednesday, June 20th at Bethel AME Church Kirk Bloodsworth, Nathan Fields and Franky Carillo will share their inspiring stories of wrongful conviction and the fight to prove their innocence. The panel will be moderated by Aqueela Sherrills a man who has worked to end gang violence in Los Angeles for the past 20 years.