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 […]
We are sponsoring a Citizens United Teach-In with guest speaker Congresswoman Judy Chu at Villa Gardens in Pasadena.
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 ‘
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).
Honoring the Reverend James Lawson with the 2nd Annual George F. Regas Courageous Peacemaker Award
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.
Eric Laumen: Amidst the controversy of the Starr commission’s Monica Lewinsky investigation, President Clinton, a centrist through and through, was forced to fall back on the support of his party’s left-progressive wing and abandon bipartisanship.
Friday Feedback: Well, this got my attention – and then enraged me (as a non-black woman married to a man). First, is she saying do nothing because you can’t do everything? Not much that’s progressive about that.
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 […]
This week, a reader named David commented on Jasmyne Cannick’s article, “Breaking Silence on New Face of Employment Discrimination”.
Michele Sutter, Co-Chair of Move to Amend – LA, and ACLU-SC Foundation President Stephen Rohde, debated the Citizens United case and its affect on American politics.
Friday Feedback: True democracy – ‘capitalist’ or otherwise – doesn’t need or use a special class of politicians, let alone politicians whose concentrated power makes them attractive and ready recipients of corruption.
Retired teacher, Caitlin Casement, speaks out about conditions in and out of the classroom that make it almost impossible for urban students to succeed.