NLC-LA which runs The New Leader’s Institute, the premier leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals, is looking for sponsors for Heroes at Villains. Heroes at Villains is an annual event that honors local progressive leaders and raises money for the institute.
On Thursday, November 14th at Gardena High at 11:00, seminar participants will discuss college preparation, admission, mentoring, retention, confronting discrimination and their path to graduation.
The National Day of Protest aims to bring forward a powerful, visible, national protest against police brutality and the criminalization of a generation.
Mothers Behind Bars: The Parent Puzzle, a benefit event, Sunday, October 27, 2013, 3-5 p.m. at Hillsides, 940 Avenue 64, in Pasadena will raise funds to support the nonprofit organization, Talk About Parenting
Haven’t we learned that the National Security Agency has been collecting data on every American’s phone call; that the National Defense Authorization Act lets government lock up anyone — including Americans — virtually without limitation; and that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detention centers hold thousands of undocumented immigrants virtually without rights or protections.
ACLU-Southern California’s Pasadena/Foothills Chapter will honor Homeboys/Homegirls Inc.’s Father Greg Boyle, Sunday, October 6th.
Malcolm Gladwell Live in L.A.: The New Yorker Magazine writer and author of “The Tipping Point”, “Blink”, “Outliers”, “What the Dog Saw” and most recently, “David and Goliath” will be appearing live.
Join Police Chief Charlie Beck, October 15, 6 p.m., LAPD’s Administrative Building, 100 W. First Street.
Quentin Young, the inspirational Chicago civil rights and healthcare activist, will be the subject of a new documentary entitled “The Good Doctor Young.”
An opportunity to network and enjoy an art exhibit, a musical performance, remarks from Mary Sutton and Margaret Prescod and a discussion on the impact of incarceration and policing on women.
Executive Director Hector Villagra will discuss the work the ACLU’s Southern California affiliate has been undertaking in recent months, followed by a discussion between Prof. Gonzalez and Ahilan Arulantham, Deputy Legal Director and head of the ACLU-SoCal Immigrant Rights Project, about what life is like for an ACLU attorney.
Join us for this free event in Neighborhood Church’s Sanctuary at 3 pm on Sunday, October 13, for the second installment of “Social Justice Filmmakers of Neighborhood.”
LAPD’s next LGBT Community Police Academy April 2 through May 29.