FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 19th, 2016 Members of the Painted Brain Advocate Against Forced Psychiatric Treatment At United Nations San Diego, California (October 16th, 2016) – On Sunday, October 16th, 2016, two members of the Painted Brain joined a delegation of Southern California psychiatric survivors to speak out about forced psychiatric treatment at a […]
Anthony Weiss and Debi Evans: For 36 years, our own version of Trump, Mike Antonovich, has been test-driving Trump’s methods from the perch of the 5th County Supervisorial seat. Now that term limits are driving out Antonovich, he’s working to get his apprentice, Kathryn Barger, elected as his successor.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 17, 2016 – The Reverend Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries — the largest and most successful gang intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world — will deliver opening remarks at The Restorative Justice Vote conference, which will take place at The California Endowment headquarters […]
Afton Hefley: Needless to say, walking out of the house at 6:45 am, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, jumping in my car to face the epic morning traffic of LA, only once a week, is a challenge.
Pablo Aguilar: On the first day of school, after an hour bus ride to a majority-white school, our bus came “under fire” from rocks hurled by local white kids.
The United Nations Association-Pasadena, is doing something meaningful about this educational crisis. Join UNA-Pasadena as we partner with UNA chapters across the country to launch the UN’s “Adopt A Future” Campaign.
Karen Heil: I have been sponsoring self-help groups with the inmates for the last 10 years–my true passion for continuing to work at the prison.
eek after week we ask ourselves: What are we going to do about injustice in the criminal justice system in America? To protest is a powerful symbol of our determination to live in peace and dignity. It is also only one tactic for change. Every four years, we find ourselves gripped by a Presidential election. […]
Steve Crandall: Remembering the 64 election, if we contact very voter in person and ask them to vote for the most reliable candidate as commander in chief and the person most likely to improve conflicts between races and ethnic groups, Trump will lose badly.