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).
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]