ools for Transformation is the name of the 11th Annual Special Needs Network 2-Day Conference and community convening. The Special Needs Network is a nonprofit grassroots organization responding to the crisis of autism and other developmental disabilities in underserved communities. It has engaged in a long list of programs and campaigns that address issues from […]
Past events in the progressive communities of Southern California
Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his breakthrough sermon linking racism, capitalism, and militarism at New York’s Riverside Church. King’s courageous sermon was titled “Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break Silence.”
California has the highest rate of child poverty in the nation. Join us to end child poverty in California.
HAMMER MUSEUM COMMUNITY GATHERING SUNDAY APR 9, 2017 3:00PM TO 6:00PM LOCATION: WILTERN THEATER Do you want to get more active and skilled at making social and political change? People around the world have used civil disobedience through non-violent direct action to fight for rights, freedom, and justice. This free 3-hour workshop at The Wiltern, […]
This event features activists, artists and scholars exploring the importance of documenting the process and struggle for self-determination.
On Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Washington, DC and at satellite locations around the world, spiritual leaders, practitioners, people of faith, and all those who value the sanctity of humanity will join together with #BlackLivesMatter for 24 hours of #SacredResistance.
Dick Price and Sharon Kyle founded and on a daily basis publish the LA Progressive, a reputable and widely-read online news source that has provided considerable insight into social and political developments for the last nine years.
On Thursday March 23, 2017 at 12pm, St. John’s urges you to #SaveObamacare along with labor, health, faith, and community partners in downtown Los Angeles.
Thought-provoking economist Richard Wolff returns to Los Angeles to discuss the extreme downturn in most of capitalism’s old centers, the unequal growth in its new centers, and the resurgence of a global speculative bubble, making the case that the Great Recession should not be grasped as a passing moment, but as an evolving stage in capitalism’s unfolding history.
Rise up for Fossil Fuel Phase-out. Community Health & Worker Safety! Major fossil fuel expansion projects undermine Los Angeles’ and California’s sustainability plans for climate, health, safety and environmental justice.
San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, at 12:30.
Don’t miss a conversation with Pablo Alvarado, one of the nation’s leading immigrant rights activists, on Thursday, May 4, at the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center
This year, our annual InGathering will explore Sacred Resistance, our faith-rooted commitment to fight for justice, for decency—dare we say our democracy—all of which seem threatened in this post-election era.