11 Propositions Forum in Pasadena – Tuesday, September 25th

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Attend a discussion of the 11 initiatives on California’s November ballot: Tuesday, September 25th, at 2 p.m.

Jackie Lacey Fundraiser – Wednesday, September 26th

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Jackie Lacey Fundraising Party from 6 to 8 pm at 714 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 450, in Downtown LA, 90015. Tickets start at just $250.

Inner City Law Center and Judicate West Fundraiser – Wednesday, September 26th

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Judicate West and Alder Law are sponsoring a Luxury Suite at the Angels game on September 26. 100% of ticket and sponsorship proceeds go directly to support ICLC’s Homeless Veterans Project.

Troy Davis Memorial Yes on 34 – Friday, September 21

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 [...]

Citizens United Teach-In: Saturday, 15 September

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We are sponsoring a Citizens United Teach-In with guest speaker Congresswoman Judy Chu at Villa Gardens in Pasadena.

ACLU-SC Pasadena/Foothills Honors “Nuns on the Bus” – Sunday, September 30th

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The ACLU/SC Pasadena/Foothills Chapter will honor the NETWORK, a national social justice lobby of activist Catholic nuns, for their outstanding service to low income households ‘

ACLU Pasadena / Foothills: Three Strikes, Death Penalty, GMO Foods

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With Election Day fast approaching, the ACLU Pasadena/Foothill Chapter will present a discussion of three initiatives on the November ballot, dealing with California’s Death Penalty (Prop 34), its Three Strikes Law (Prop 36), and the Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods (Prop 37).

Rev James Lawson Honored — September 9th

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Honoring the Reverend James Lawson with the 2nd Annual George F. Regas Courageous Peacemaker Award

Mario Solis-Marich on KTLK 9 a.m. to Noon

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Mario Solis-Marich guest hosting on KTLK 1150, 9 a.m. to noon.

Single Payer – with Salsa on the Side!

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Don’t miss PNHP California’s Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony, to be held Sunday, October 21, 11:30am – 3pm, at Catalina Jazz Club. This year’s jazz brunch takes a walk on the Latin side, featuring the Grammy-nominated sounds of Jose Rizo’s Mongorama.

Dollars and Detainees: Examining For-Profit Detention – August 15th

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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 [...]

Life on the Streets – July 17th Forum

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Men, women, and children living on the streets, in cars, or motels, – Los Angeles County has more than 50,000 homeless people

Forum: Getting Money Out of Politics – Tuesday, July 10th

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ACLU-SC Pasadena/Foothiils Chapter forum on Getting Money Out of Politics, with Mary Beth Fiedler of Move to Amend LA and Stephen Rohde, ACLU Southern California board member — Tuesday, July 10, 7 p.m., Pasadena

Walmart in Altadena: Fact or Fantasy

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Help take Altadena back. Say NO! to Walmart.

Stonewall’s 6th Annual HERO Awards — August 25th

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Stonewall’s HERO Awards honor Sen. Diane Feistein, Secretary of State Debra Bowen, Planned Parenthood’s Susan Dunlap, and Hon. Cynthia Loo — Augsut 25th

Shut Down, Not Meltdown: Keep Japan Nuclear-Free! — June 22

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A coalition of groups – calling for a closure of California nuclear power plants – will target the Japanese Embassy in downtown Los Angeles Friday (June 22) to protest the re-opening of the nuclear power reactors in Japan.

Marianne Williamson Discusses the War on Women

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On June 19th at 7:00 pm, Marianne Williamson will speaking on Women and Politics at the home of: Jan Good Man and Jerry Manpearl in Santa Monica. Tto rsvp contact Ilene PRoctor proctor@artnet.net

Innocense Matters Courageous Truth Award – June 28th

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Attend Innocense Matters’ Second Annual Courageous Truth Award and learn more about one courageous leader’s determination to follow the truth in all circumstances.

Community-Based Solutions: No Prisons No Jails — June 23

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Come to a community meeting Saturday, June23, that confronts the financial choices that LA and California’s politicians are making to invest our resources in policing and imprisonment, rather than the services we need.

Observing UN’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture — June 26th

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Legal Aid Survivor Project to Commemorate UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Events and Social Media Campaign Aim to Raise Awareness and Recognize Survivors

Protest at State “Regulating” Fracking Workshop — Tuesday, 12 June

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Rally to protest fracking in California, Tuesday, 12 June, 5:30 pm, in Culver City.

Witness to Innocense: Bethel AME Church — Wednesday, June 20

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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.

Witness to Innocense: Stories of Wrongful Conviction — Thursday, June 21

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Hear from former death row inmates proven innocent. Learn about a better path to justice. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Los Angeles.

LAPD’s LGBT Community Police Academy Graduation — Thursday, June 14th

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With Assistant Chief Sandy Jo MacArthur, Deputy Chief Terry Hara, Dr. Luann Pannell, and Captian Michelle Veenstra

Campaign for a Healthy California’s 3rd Annual Summer Conference – July 7th & 8th

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Organizing for Healthcare Justice in California Campaign for a Healthy California’s 3rd Annual Summer Conference The Campaign for a Healthy California is a coalition of organizations committed to winning single-payer healthcare in the Golden State. Join our annual summer conference to learn how you can help build a statewide grassroots movement for a just, sustainable [...]

Human Dignity Awards Dinner – May 31st

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he Program for Torture Victims (PTV)  is rebuilding lives. This 501(c)3 non-profit organization works with torture survivors from over 65 countries. It is the first organization of its kind that does this kind of work — work that has helped heal the wounds of thousands through a comprehensive set of services. PTV provides services to [...]

Crossroads Antiracism Training and Organization

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Crossroads Antiracism Training: Sunday, May 27, 2012 2 pm to 6pm. Virginia Park, 2200 Virginia Avenuez, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Urban Issues Breakfast Forum: 20 Years after the ’92 LA Riots – Friday May 25th

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What Has Changed, What Needs to Change — with Rodney King, Connie Rice, Rev. Chip Murray and others. Friday, 25 May, 7:30 a.m., California African American Museum.

LA’s Second Annual LGBT Heritage Month Opening Ceremony – Friday, June 1st

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LGBT Heritage Month Opening Ceremonies, Friday, 1 June, LA City Hall, 200 No. Spring Street, 10 a.m. to Noon

Safe Summer Tip-Off: LAPD vs. LAFD – Saturday, June 9th

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LA’s Finest — Police versus Fire Department — take the court Saturday, 9 June, 10:30 a.m., USC Galen Center, 3400 So. Figueroa. Entertainment, games, prizes

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