Join the discussion of author and attorney Michelle Alexander’s ground-breaking book , The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness in four sessions at All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 No. Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, 91101 (across from City Hall).
Matthew McDermott: If a young worker views a restaurant job as a disappointing setback on the way to an illustrious professional career, she may be more likely to buck management.
“Soul Food Junkies: The Impact of Food on Life and Health” Join us for the MLK Week Keynote speech with special guest BYRON HURT. Most recently, Byron directed the award winning documentary “Soul Food Junkies.” It aired nationally on PBS’ Emmy award-winning series, Independent Lens. Learn more at www.BHurt.com.
Jonathan Shell: In Kill Anything that Moves, Nick Turse has for the first time put together a comprehensive picture, written with mastery and dignity, of what American forces actually were doing in Vietnam.
Ilene Proctor: Don Siegelman was once touted as a candidate for the 2004 presidential race then the Bush Administration indicted him
ach year, we ask for your help in developing and organizing the sessions you’ll attend at Netroots Nation. Your submissions will help us create an inclusive and engaging agenda.
The Los Angeles Police Department presents the 2013 LGBT Community Police Academy every Thursday night, beginning on April 4th, thru May 30, 2013.
Happy Holidays to all from the LA Progressive.
Chris Kromm: While Michigan’s momentous decision has received widespread media attention, little has been said about the origins of “right-to-work” laws, which find their roots in extreme pro-segregationist and anti-communist elements in the 1940s South.
Seymur Slavin: The startling fact is that low wage jobs now constitute 58% of all job growth. The jobs with the fastest growth were retail sales at a median wage of $10.97 per hour. At this salary, workers would be eligible for food stamps.
Ultimately, we think that independent civilian oversight with subpoena power is a crucial part of the systemic changes necessary to protect the rights of incarcerated people,’
Violence in County Jails – Community organizers demanding an end to violence committed by L.A. Sheriff Deputies in L.A. County Jails – hold press conference Tuesday
Domestic Drones and Police Surveillance: What Happens to Civil LIberties. Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Pasadena, California.