Aug 6 2010 - 6:00pm - Aug 6 2010 - 7:00pm
Kendra Williby: Kendra@thestrategycenter.org
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Labor Community Strategy Center
3780 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1200Los Angeles, CA, 90010
Summer Youth Organizing Academy participant, Damien Romero, shares his lessons and experiences of organizing with the Community Rights Campaign for the first time. "Organizing for the first time was a very moving experience. Even though I was a bit nervous to be placed into conversation with strangers, the fact that I was able to carry them out was very reassuring as the day went on...."
Karla Chavez is a member and volunteer for the Community Rights Campaign. She is our volunteer photographer for the Summer Youth Organizing Academy. She blogs about her role in helping build a movement to end the criminalization of our people and the importance of documenting our work through photography.
Summer Youth Organizing Academy, participant Desirae Monique Duncan, writes about her first day of organizing in buses. "People that are heavily impacted by the prison system need to be organized because if they share their experiences it will open our eyes to the conditions we're all exposed to and how unjust they really are...."
hosted by Eric Mann on 07/06/2010
Maywood's progressive Mayor and City Councilor reflect on the achievements a progressive City Council majority and a well-organized community can achieve in the face of a corrupt police department and attacks from conservatives locally and nationally.
Publication Date:Jul 6 2010
The Advancement Project, Community Rights Campaign, Padres & Jovenes Unidos, Youth Justice Coalition, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana, Power U Center and Youth United for Change
The Advancement Project's presentation at the US Social Forum during our "Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline" workshop. The workshop was hosted by the Advancement Project (Washington, D.C.), Padres y Jovenes Unidos (Denver, Colorado), and the Community Rights Campaign "No to Pre-Prison" Campagin (Los Angeles).
Lissett Lazo, Community Rights Organizer, performs a spoken word piece at the US Social Forum 2010, during our "Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline" workshop with our national allies (Advancement Project, Padres y Jovenes Unidos, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana, Youth United for Change, and Power U Center).
California State Senator Mark Leno, is the Author of CA SB 1317, a bill that
will impose unnecessary and severely punitive consequences for families in the
public school system by allowing the schools to fine and/or jail
parents/guardians of students that are “chronically truant” with a newly created
misdemeanor charge. To continue reading our letter of opposition addressed to the California Assembly Committee on Education please click below.
Stop the Racist Fare Increase! Call MTA Boards members Antonio Villaraigosa, Mark Ridley-Thomas , and Jose Huizar today!
Date Announced:Jun 4 2010