Segregated schools get the short end of every stick, with larger class sizes, fewer resources for the special support students need to propel them into college — and often a police presence on high school campuses that sends far too many students in all the wrong direction.
Past events in the progressive communities of Southern California
Join us THIS Friday, June 13th, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., as this forum features a discussion on how “Power to the People,” self-determination in symbol and substance, changed American culture and the world.
In the face of the loss of our founder, Tim Carpenter, on April 28, PDA will gather for our annual LA fundraiser June 8, at 6 pm.
Come join us, and add your voice! LA City Council is asking the public to come forward and tell them how background checks keep us from getting a job or housing.
Join us on June 2nd, the evening before the June 3rd elections to voice to all the candidates running for Sheriff and County Board of Supervisors, that A NEW DAY HAS COME!
Peter Harris: The Black Man of Happiness: In Pursuit of My ‘Unalienable Right’ is a jazzy journal & unprecedented meditation that ranges in scope from Thomas Jefferson’s era to the Digital Age in search of the answer to the simple, startling question, What is a happy Black man?
How Soultrain Shaped Social Norms in America: Author Nelson George discusses his book “The Hippest Trip in Amerca”
California March for Democracy: Join us at 10am on Saturday, May 17th at Los Angeles City Hall to launch the California March for Democracy
Cornel West at Cal State LA: Dr. Cornel West will be speaking at the upcoming 7th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum at Cal State LA
It’s time: Relief to keep families together and justice for low wage workers are way overdue.
What Is Civilian Oversight of Pasadena’s Police Department and the LA County Sheriff’s Department? May 13th, 7 p.m., Neighborhood Church, Pasadena.
Tuesday, April 29, 5:30 p.m. Staples Center – Corner of Figueroa and Pico, Downtown Los Angeles. Activists will call on the public to boycott the L.A. Clippers and ask Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council to denounce Sterling’s comments.
Bridges to Understanding: Neighborhood Church, 301 No. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. “Muslims Need Not Apply”