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A PUBLIC FORUM ~ POPULAR MOVEMENTS FOR JUSTICE & INDEPENDENT POLITICS: SUNDAY, JANUARY 13th, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ~ At THE LAST BOOKSTORE in DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES ~ COMMEMORATING REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

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  • Frank Dorrel
    A NEW YEAR OF STRUGGLE: POPULAR MOVEMENTS FOR JUSTICE & INDEPENDENT POLITICS A PUBLIC FORUM COMMEMORATING THE 84TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE REV. DR.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 9, 2013
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      A NEW YEAR OF STRUGGLE:



      POPULAR MOVEMENTS FOR JUSTICE & INDEPENDENT POLITICS

      A PUBLIC FORUM COMMEMORATING THE 84TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE REV.
      DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.


      SUNDAY, JANUARY 13th - 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM

      At THE LAST BOOKSTORE

      435 SOUTH SPRING STREET, DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

      (NORTHWEST CORNER OF 5TH & SPRING. ENTRY ON 5TH STREET)



      PROGRAM:



      PANEL #1 ~ 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
      WHY DO WE NEED INDEPENDENT POLITICS?
      HOW CAN INDEPENDENT POLITICS BENEFIT OUR COMMUNITIES?

      MARCY WINOGRAD
      FORMER DEMOCRATIC PARTY PEACE AND REFORM CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS,
      CURRENTLY A GREEN PARTY ACTIVIST IN L.A.

      GARY GORDON
      FORMER CITY COUNCILMEMBER AND MAYOR, CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLA.
      ELECTED AS AN INDEPENDENT, CURRENTLY A PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY ACTIVIST IN
      L.A.

      MIKE FEINSTEIN
      FORMER CITY COUNCILMEMBER AND MAYOR, CITY OF SANTA MONICA
      ELECTED AS A GREEN PARTY CANDIDATE, STILL AN ACTIVIST

      RON GOCHEZ
      CURRENT INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR L.A. CITY COUNCIL, 9TH DISTRICT

      KOKAYI KWA JITAHIDI
      CHAIR/CONVENOR, SOUTH LOS ANGELES PEOPLE'S CONVENTION
      A COMMUNITY ORGANIZER FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE

      KWAZI NKRUMAH
      LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCILS BUDGET ADVISORY GROUP
      ELECTED MEMBER AND BUDGET REP OF GREATER ECHO PARK / ELYSIAN NEIGHBORHOOD
      COUNCIL


      BREAK WITH REFRESHMENTS
      1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

      PANEL #2 - 1:20 PM to 3:20 PM
      BUILDING COMMUNITY POWER THROUGH DIRECT ACTION AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
      SEX, RACE AND CLASS IN STRUGGLES FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE
      --- MARGARET PRESCOD, GLOBAL WOMEN'S STRIKE

      DIRECT ACTION AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS TODAY
      --- BILAL ALI, OCCUPY THE HOOD

      YOUTH ORGANIZING FOR JUSTICE
      --- KIM MAGILL, CHUCO'S JUSTICE CENTER/YOUTH JUSTICE COALITION

      BEATING BACK RACIST ATTACKS ON BLACK AND BROWN COMMUNITIES
      --- CARLOS MONTES

      FIGHTING FOR HEALTH ACCESS IN OPPRESSED COMMUNITIES: HOOD HEALTH
      --- JAMIE GARCIA, HOOD HEALTH

      RESISTING HOME FORECLOSURES
      --- ULISES HERNANDEZ, THE HERNANDEZ FAMILY/FUERZA HERNANDEZ

      WORKPLACE JUSTICE (TENTATIVE)
      --- WALMART WORKERS

      FIGHTING POLICE SPYING AND THE BIG BROTHER STATE (TENTATIVE)
      --- HAMID KAHN

      SPONSORED BY THE MARTIN LUTHER KING COALITION

      AND

      OCCUPY THE BALLOT!

      FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT KWAZI NKRUMAH at: 213-884-5190 or:
      kwazinkrumah@...

      OR GO ONLINE TO: WWW.KPFK.ORG



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