- August 2nd - Westwood Federal Bldng - 1 pm
11000 Wilshire Blvd
- STOP THIS BRUTAL WAR ON THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE!:
- Stop the U.S./Israeli Murder of Children and Women!
- End U.S. Aid and Support for Israel Occupation!
- Support the Palestinian Right to Return!
- WE DEMAND:
- Raise the Minimum Wage to $15!
- Jobs for Youth - Not Jails & Police Brutality!
- Stop Union Busting Tactics - A Union is a Right!
Gather at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, 5278 Pico Blvd in L.A, 12 pm on Saturday, May 10th
Contact the IAC at 323 306-6240 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you're coming. Download the flyer here to help spread the word!
The membership has mounted a strong campaign - hundreds have rallied for their reinstatement. But they also need your support. To make a donation and learn more please click here.
International Action Center
on the 75th Anniversary
of the Minimum Wage
In Los Angeles: Thursday, October 24th at 5:30 pm
Meet by the Jack In The Box, KFC and Taco Bell
1414 W Martin Luther King Blvd
We call on everyone who believes in justice to support this call to make the 75th anniversary of the first minimum wage in the U.S., WORKERS DEMAND A RAISE DAY
$15 an Hour - Because We Can't Survive on $7.25
- SUPPORT WORKERS WHO ARE FIGHTING FOR THEIR RIGHTS!
- NO WORKER IS ALONE IF WE ALL STICK TOGETHER - GET ORGANIZED!
- FULL-TIME JOBS FOR ALL WHO WANT AND NEED THEM!
- JOBS & WORKERS RIGHTS, NOT JAILS AND MASS INCARCERATION
- DEFEND IMMIGRANT WORKERS! STOP DEPORTATIONS!
- STOP THE ATTACK ON UNIONS!
- DON'T WAGE WARS - RAISE WORKERS' WAGES!
- STOP THE CUTBACKS - STOP EVICTIONS & CLOSING HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS AND POST OFFICES!
Protest to Demand Federal Civil Rights Charges Against Zimmerman
Justice for Trayvon Martin!
Stop the War on Youth of Color:
- Overturn Stand Your Ground Laws
- Jobs & Education-Not Mass Incarceration
- End Racial Profiling of All Forms
- Stop Racist Police Terror - including Stop and Frisk Policies
- Immigrant Rights Now-Stop Deportations
Demonstration begins at 10 am @ the U.S. Courthouse - 312 N Spring St, downtown Los Angeles
To participate in organized Civil Disobedience on August 28th call 323 306-6240
To participate in organized Civil Disobedience on August 28th call 323 306-6240
Volunteers Needed! Download the flyer by clicking here so you can spread the word at your church, union meeting, school or transit stop, or just call 323 306-6240 to join an organized team making phone calls, passing out flyers or putting up posters!
Build the movement for peoples power! Visit www.iacenter.org and www.peoplespowerassemblies.org
for details on continuing national actions demanding Justice for Trayvon. In Los Angeles, call 323-306-6240
People's Attorney Lynne Stewart DENIED Compassionate Release by Federal Bureau of Prisons
Protest at Westwood Fed. Bldng
11000 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 9th at 5 pm
Seventy-three year old people's attorney Lynne Stewart is suffering with 4th stage breast cancer and fighting for her life in prison.
Thousands of signers have petitioned for her release so that she can receive proper medical attention and be with her loved ones.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has rejected it. Stewart was jailed in 2005 on a charge of providing material support for terrorism. She was accused
only of distributing a press release on behalf of her jailed client, Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman.
Her sentence, which was originally 28 months, increased to 10 years in 2010 at the decision of Southern District of New York Judge John G. Koeltl.
The call for compassionate release for Lynne Stewart has received support from peace and justice activists across the country and around the world, and her husband Ralph Poynter, anti-war and social justice organizations and others individuals are not giving up. Support actions will continue in order to keep up the pressure including a series of demonstrations in NYC at Foley Square and a protest at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in DC on July 12th. Go to www.iacenter.org for details on the national protests and to www.lynnestewart.org for more information on Lynne Stewart's case.
A documentary by Ken Burns, David McMahon & Sarah Burns
Saturday, July 13th, 7 pm
5278 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
The Central Park Five exposes how the New York Police Department used good-cop/bad-cop tactics and coerced five Black youth into giving false confessions to a brutal rape and beating in 1989. When the actual rapist confessed in 2002, four of the Five had already served their entire sentences. They were already out of jail; their young lives already stolen. On TV detective shows, this kind of tactic is celebrated and treated as heroic. But the film exposes it as devious, bullying and integral to the racist character of mass incarceration. Come and discuss this important film in the context of deepening poverty for young people today, the massive increase in the U.S. prison population, and the national epidemic of racist police brutality. Come view the film and join the discussion afterwards with KPFK supporters and movement activists at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice. All are welcome! top
Wed, July 10th at 5 pm at the corner of Western & Wilshire
Part of Nationally Coordinated Days of Action
The White House?s June 13th announcement that it would begin directly supplying arms to the opposition in Syria is a dramatic escalation of the U.S./NATO war against that country. Thousands of U.S. troops and intelligence personnel are training opposition forces and coordinating operations in Turkey and Jordan. Israel, the recipient of more than $3 billion annually in U.S. military aid, has carried out heavy bombing raids against Syria. The Pentagon has developed plans for a ?no-fly? zone over Syria, threatening a new U.S. air war.
The pretext for this escalation is the assertion, presented without any actual evidence, that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the conflict that has been raging for more than two years. Like their predecessors, President Obama and other top U.S. officials pretend to be concerned about ?democracy? and ?human rights? in Syria, but their closest allies in the campaign against Syria are police-state, absolute monarchies like Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Just as the false claim of ?weapons of mass destruction? was used as justification for the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003, the allegations that chemical weapons were used by the Syrian military is meant to mask the real motives of Washington and its allies. Their aim is to carry out ?regime change,? as part of the drive to create a ?new Middle East.?
The invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S.-backed Israeli war in Lebanon in 2006, the 2011 NATO bombing of Libya, the now-escalating war in Syria and the growing threats against Iran are part of a coordinated regional effort by the United States, Britain and France to dominate this oil-rich and strategic region.
The U.S. government cuts basic services and has eliminated hundreds of thousands of public sector workers jobs in the last three years in the name of a discredited austerity which has destroyed the economy, but has unlimited billions available for wars of aggression and NSA [National Security Agency] surveillance of almost every American.
We join together to call for National Days of Action, June 28 - July 17, 2013, to demand:
? Stop the U.S./NATO/Israeli war and forms of intervention against Syria!
? Self-determination free from outside intervention for the Syrian people!
? Fund people?s needs, not the military!
? U.S. Out of the Middle East!
Arab Americans for Syria, International Action Center, ANSWER Coalition, LA Trade Tech MECHA, Union del Barrio, Southern California Immigration Coalition, Union of Progressive Iranians & others.
International Action Center urges all to support and attend this important demonstration!
Defend the Maduro Election in Venezuela! Hands off Cuban Doctors!
Chavez Presente, Maduro Presidente!
Domingo/Sunday, 21 de Abril/ April 21 - 3 pm-6 pm
Mac Arthur Park
2230 W 6th St,
Los Angeles, California 90057
La Asociacion Simon Bolivar convoca a todas las personas Progresistas de Los Angeles a mostrar su solidaridad con el presidente Nicolas Maduro y la Revolucion Bolivariana
The Simon Bolivar Association invites all progressives in Los Angeles to show solidarity with President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution