Connect with like-minded advocates, activists, and leaders at our first inaugural mixer for up and coming advocates: Creating Networks, Empowering Communities. Mixer will be held at the Justice Urban Tavern in Downtown LA (120 S Los, Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012).
The discussion panel will include members from UTLA, Black Lives Matter Movement, community organizations, students, and parents.
Featuring Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Isadore Hall, and Jimmy Gomez, with a presidential primary roundtable that will include Dick & Sharon standing up for Bernie Sanders.
Steve Grant: I would rather be a homeless man than to live where I am now, incarcerated for life in prison for a crime I could never consider inflicting on any human being for any reason at any time. I repeat and cannot stress enough, I am an innocent man!
D.D. Guttenplan, The Nation—Trump wins and Rubio grabs the establishment lane. Neither of them would be pushovers in November.
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Cody Foster: An Ex President Obama may find retirement more fruitful if he returns to his roots as a community organizer. Perhaps he will recreate a grassroots movement of the kind that turned out to elect him in 2008 and rally such energy behind a progressive agenda.
Deborah Jian Lee: When it comes to race, one can trace white supremacy in the church throughout history, from biblical justifications for slavery and Jim Crow to the absence from or hostility to the Civil Rights movement.
Huntington Memorial nurses will hold a press conference on Thursday to celebrate the NLRB decision and discuss next steps in their efforts to improve the quality of patient care and form a union at the hospital.
Imagining Alternatives: Progressive Economics and Social Movements, Saturday, February 6, Occidental College.
Cassandra Dixon: Between the settlement and the outpost, what remains of the road is closed to Palestinians. With one exception—children walk behind an Israeli military jeep to reach their school. Their parents are not allowed to walk with them.
Mark Maier and Al Bevans: The mayor and Council must decide about the timing of the increases, future cost of living increases, monitoring its impact, and enforcing its provisions.
As of Friday, January 8th the county did NOT fulfill its promise of 440 beds as the first El Niño storms swept through the OC, leaving people who live outdoors exposed to the elements and at risk of hypothermia and other weather-related hazards.