Sharon Kyle:: Join the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), Homeboy Industries and All Saints Church on June 30th for a Community Forum to find tools to address a growing concern – urban violence.
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.
The Frying Pan: A successful mayor and council cannot be satisfied with merely coping as issues arise, but must be able to anticipate and define the city´s needs for the next four years. As our newly elected leaders prepare for their roles, we´ve asked writers to share their thoughts about what lies ahead for Los Angeles.
Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the 1983 fiction film “Daniel” will be screened. With Ed Asner and Mike Farrell.
Occupy Venice; Move to Amend; Revolutionary Poets Brigade; POWER (People Organized for Westside Renewal) announce a poetry-rally, press conference, at Google Headquarters (The Binoculars Building) 340 Main St. Venice, on Saturday, June 15, at 2PM
Catch investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill for a LIVE Q&A after his Sundance Award-winning film “DIRTY WARS” at the 7:40pm show on Wednesday, June 12, at the Landmark Theater in LA!
Faith Rising: The Death Penalty and the Quest for Community Justice. A death penalty panel discussion on race and class in the American Criminal Justice System 40 years after the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
On June 22, 2013, join the ACLU of Southern California’s Economic Justice Committee for a day of organizing and action to join in the fight to take back our budget and our state.
Netroots Nation 2013 Special – Netroots Nation is offering discounted rates to the readers of the LA Progressive. Click to learn more.
Munir Moon: The SPC program would empower and incentivize patients to shop, evaluate and decide on what is best for them, just as any consumer would in any market.
Memorial Day began as “Decoration Day” in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. Civil War. It was a tradition initiated by former slaves to celebrate emancipation and commemorate those who died for that cause.
Eric Garcetti Wins Los Angeles Mayoral Race! See outcome of the Los Angeles city election here.
Institute of Black World sponsoring a showing of the award-winning film “The House I Live In” as part of its campaign to educate and involve people in Los Angeles and Southern California regarding the so-called War on Drugs.