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.
Past events in the progressive communities of Southern California
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.
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.
You’re invited to the ACLU of Southern California 2015 Bill of Rights Dinner, Sunday, November 8th, 2015.
When: Tuesday, September 29, 2015—1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Where: ACLU of Southern California, 1313 West 8th St. Los Angeles, CA 90017 RSVP Here n his groundbreaking new book, “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America,” Ari Berman, political correspondent for The Nation, lays out the history of the Voting Rights Act […]
You’re invited to attend “Classic Cabaret,” a Northeast Los Angeles Pride event, at 3pm on October 11, which UGLA (Uptown Gay & Lesbian Alliance) is producing. Featured on the program will be 10 lesbian and gay composers. The event is being offered to the Northeast community at no charge, all are welcomed. The music of […]
TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY IN PASADENA’S POLICe DEPARTMENT With Samuel Walker, national expert and co-author of The New World of Police Accountability
Peace Action West and a host of affiliated groups are mobilizing concerned citizens to attend town hall meetings and demonstrations across the nation, to show strong support for the nuclear agreement and a new direction in U.S. foreign policy.
Blackout for Human Rights, a collective of actors, artists and activists dedicated to justice for all, will present the first annual Blackout Music & Film Festival, a curated showcase of thought-provoking work celebrating community, creativity, culture and conversation coming this Saturday.
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