Tom Donnelly: The Southern California chapter of the ACLU will honor “Scandal” star Kerry Washington and guitarist Tom Morello this year for its annual Bill of Rights Awards Dinner.
Saturday November 21, 20151 p.m. – 4 p.m. Antioch University, Los Angeles, 400 Corporate Pointe, Rm: A1000, Culver City, CA 90230 Community Justice Panel of people directly affected by the criminal justice system and working to dismantle the carceral state. Representatives from: A New Way of Life • California Families Against Solitary Confinement • Californians United […]
Lost Compassion,” an important documentary, five years in the making, dealing with the highly controversial, complex Mitrice Richardson case has just been accepted into the Malibu International Film Festival, running from December 4 to December 10, 2015.
Christian John Lillis: C. diff. is a bacterium first identified in 1978 that can infect, harm and, at its worst, shut down human intestines. Such infections kill more than 29,000 Americans every year, rivaling gun violence and traffic accidents in fatalities.
Eric Ardoin: It took me years to realize the amount of damage I had perpetrated upon the victims of my crimes—people who were innocent but just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
At a moment in the nation’s history when critical criminal justice reforms stir the air, the event will serve as a public platform to address many of the challenges confronting America today, from over-policing and gender violence to immigrant detention and mass incarceration.
Broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien will visit the Occidental campus on Thursday, October 15 with “I AM LATINO IN AMERICA,” a national tour of conversations aimed at amplifying the Latino voice on critical community issues.
Anthony Weiss and Juan Blanco: Lancaster’s Michael D. Antonovich Courthouse and the county supervisor for whom it is named represent not justice, but institutional racism of the worst kind.
You’re invited to the ACLU of Southern California 2015 Bill of Rights Dinner, Sunday, November 8th, 2015.
Dale Greenfield: A century ago, all drugs were legal. Here at home, cocaine was an ingredient in the aptly named Coca-Cola, and bestselling cough syrups of the day were fortified with opiates.
White House Invites Nurse Fired for Speaking Out at Huntington Hospital to National Summit on Worker Voice. end-off Press Conference Planned Monday at Pasadena City Hall
Why Is Homelessness Growing in Some Parts of Los Angeles County, Falling in Others? Which Programs Are Working, Which Are Not—and Why?
We are having this event because by design and purpose, the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners continue failing to acknowledge and address police violence, the war on youth, the growing architecture of surveillance, spying and infiltration, and the over-saturation of police in the Downtown Skid Row community.