Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

The Struggle for Peoples College of Law

The Struggle for Peoples College of Law by Robert D. Skeels [excerpted from the National Lawyers Guild LA Chapter newsletter] In March 2017, The Guild Law School, aka Peoples College of Law (PCL), brought an action in LA Superior Court against 15 of its own students, faculty, and prominent alumni. The defendants became known as…

January 2018 Calendar of Community Events

On-Going or continuing Events   Peace Vigils http://change-links.org/on-going-peace-vigils/   Sundays, RAC-LA Food Program (La Programa Comida) Revolutionary Autonomous Communities-Los Angeles, 1-5p, SE corner of Wilshire Bl and Parkview St, LA 90057, fruit and vegetable distribution   Sundays, Serve the People LA, 4-6p, Mariachi Plaza, 1817 E 1st St, LA (Boyle Heights) 90033. STPLA has weekly…

Close Guantanamo Now! Stop Torture!

Close Guantanamo Now! Demonstrate Thursday, January 11, 12 noon-2:00 PM For 16 years, since its establishment, Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP) has been sponsoring a protest in front of the downtown federal building demanding that the “enemy combatant” detention center inside the US military base at Guantanamo be shut down, and the…

Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest

Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest “What King’s Dream Means to Youth Today”   for elementary, middle, high school and college students, 600-800 words. All submissions electronically in .doc format to changelinks2@gmail.com. Submit by March 15. Winners in each category will appear in the April 2018 issue, 50th anniversary of MLK’s death.

Let Yemenis Live

by Kathy Kelly On May 2, 2017, before becoming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, as Minister of Defense, spoke about the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen, a war he orchestrated since March 2015. “A long war is in our interest,” he said, explaining the Houthi rebels would eventually run out of cash, lack…

Save the Date: Oscar Lopez Rivera So Cal Tour Feb. 5-9

Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rican patriot and former political prisoner, is coming to Southern California for the first time since his release from prison in May. After serving almost 36 years in prison, his sentence was commuted, as the result of national and international pressure, on Jan. 17, 2017 by Pres. Barack Obama. Oscar is…

Volunteers Needed at Change Links

Change Links Need Fresh Energy! We are looking for more volunteers to write, edit, design, and distribute Change Links. Come join the crew at our next meeting on January 10 at 7:30 pm at the Peace Center, 3916 S. Sepulveda Bl., Culver City 90230 – dial 22 to enter.

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