March 2024 Change Links community calendar

 

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In light of the current COVID-19 global pandemic, and quarantines in California, the Change Links calendar has also been affected by cancellation of events and closure of venues. Consequently, we will print fewer copies, and mail out more, until further notice. You’ll notice there are empty dates on this calendar. Most have turned to virtual meetings via teleconferencing, etc. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you contact any event listing of interest in this Calendar before you attend, as the ones listed herein were posted prior to actual circumstances reaching a heightened level of awareness.

Please contact the event by phone, email or website for updates.

 

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

 

Change Links urges all our subscribers and readers to administer all necessary precautions, to ensure their safety.  You will find a number of related articles to COVID-19 in our electronic archive. 1500 people a month are dying in the US with COVID and other co-morbidities, and cases are spiking again this winter. We will continue to update you going forward.  We advise you as well to do your personal research for updates from all available sources to you. We face a difficult time, and wish you and yours good health and tranquility as we weather this together.

 

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Calendar of Resistance for Palestine! Events and actions around the world. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network urges all Palestinian, Arab and international supporters of Palestine to escalate their organizing and struggle to stand with the heroic Palestinian resistance and confront colonial Zionist violence and imperialist complicity. This list is constantly updated – please share the link with your friends and comrades! These events are organized by many groups around the world — wherever possible, we link to the original organizers so that you can be in direct contact! Please note: this list is for action-oriented/ outdoor/protest actions specifically. However, direct actions like those by Palestine Action (palestineaction.org) are some of the most important events taking place — but they are typically not announced in advance! ANSWER Coalition is also maintaining a list of US based protests (answercoalition.org/join_a_protest_near_you_free_palestine). Check out our events listings for the webinars, discussions and meetings we’re involved in (samidoun.net/category/events)!

 

TO ADD YOUR EVENT TO THE CALENDAR: Email us at samidoun@samidoun.net or tag us on social media! We know that these events are mainly international and that the Arab people are marching everywhere for Palestine — we will be honored to add Arab events. PLEASE NOTE: Times and details may change. Wherever we have it, we have linked to the original organizers’ accounts, posters and pages. Please follow these for the latest info – and don’t hesitate to send us updates! samidoun.net/2024/03/calendar-of-resistance-for-palestine-events-and-actions-around-the-world/

Join the Resistance Campaign! (AFGJ) The Resistance Campaign pushes back against the dangerous attempts to silence movement work through deplatforming and lawfare attacks. Alliance for Global Justice refuses to back down in our commitment to promoting liberation and justice worldwide, including centering the rights of the Palestinian people. We invite you to stand with us in solidarity and push back against the forces of imperialism and repression. afgj.org/resistance-campaign-landing-page [AFGJ is Change Links’s fiscal sponsor!)

 

Fri – Mar 1

 

LA Poet Society Benefit! 7-10pm.  Floricanto Performing Arts Center in Boyle Heights, 2900 Calle Pedro Infante, L.A., 90063.. Join  for our first Benefit Event!  Featuring performances by renowned poets and writers, including Lynne Thompson, Luis J. Rodriguez, Teresa Mei Chuc, Ceasar Avelar, Shonda Buchanan, Iris De Anda,  a blessing with Danza Azteca from AJOLOTE, and hosted by Sean Hill and Egyptian Princess8.  Food from Grands Family Kitchen with Live music by Olive the Pianist and Juan Flautista.  Meet our Board of Directors, walk the red carpet, and participate in our silent auction. Don’t miss this unforgettable night of art, culture, and community!  Tickets are only $20 and $10 with a student ID. For tickets go to Poet Society.org  and visit our shop. https://www.lapoetsociety.org/product-page/laps-benefit-la-date-ticket

 

LA Metro Community Advisory Council, Executive Committee Meeting: 12pm, For even more information visit the source.metro.net K Line Northern Extension Website Updates  We have added two more helpful resources to our website! These informational materials include an updated set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help answer some of the project’s most commonly asked questions, and the KNE 2023 Outreach Summary Report, which summarizes the series of community update meetings held in September 2023, highlighting the information presented and feedback received at each of the three meetings. please visit: metro.net/soundwall10

Film screening: Americonned, Strategy and Soul Film Theater, 3546 Martin Luther King Blvd., LA 90008, invites you to a film about the fight for Trade Unions.  6p door opens, with Reception 6:30, 7:20p screening of the film.. 9p Discussion Program starts and 9:30p Refreshments & Reception. Featuring Christian Smalls, President of the Amazon Labor Union, who will describe the Amazon workers campaign and how we can get Amazon to sign a contract with the Amazon Labor Union.  Post Film Conversation also includes Sean Claffey, Akunna Uka, and Eric Mann. The Strategy Center  info@thestrategycenter.org   Bus Riders Union: 323-903-6238. Tickets $15 to $50 at: https//bit.ly/strategyandsoul

Sat – Mar 2

1p. Global Day of Action: Hands Off Rafah! L A City Hall, 200 N Spring St, L.A.  Join millions across the world and take to the streets for Gaza! Israel is preparing to launch an all-out invasion of Rafah on March 10 despite massive international condemnation from the people and governments of the world. Tens of thousands of Palestinians could die in the worst massacre yet.  The clock is ticking. Millions of people are demanding that Biden act now to prevent the invasion of Rafah and to impose a ceasefire to stop the Israeli killing spree against Palestinians. Volunteers are working around the clock to make the March 2 global day of action so powerful that the Biden administration is forced to reverse its support for genocide. New details & endorsements! https://linktr.ee/PYMLAOCIE

 

The Chicago Chapter of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization invites you to a public series of meeting on: Alternatives to Capitalism-Imperialism:Challenging Today’s Neocolonial Disorder. As the massive protests against Israel’s genocidal war against Palestine demonstrates, struggles against neo-colonialism are at the forefront of today’s freedom movements. Join us for a series of discussions exploring theoretical and practical resources for developing an alternative to global capitalism-imperialism in disarray. All meetings via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87528400224?pwd=WmpKV3lhOE5SVkx0Zk VicVJqOTdEQT09  Passcode: 876496

4p. Join CSPG Founder and Executive Director Carol A. Wells on a panel at the Felix Art Fair, with L.A.-based artists Kathryn Andrews, Barbara Carrasco, and Linda Vallejo. The panel will coincide with the Judith Center’s exhibition: Women in Print: Expanding the L.A. Canon.  “Ffeaturing works by Los Angeles woman artists featured in CSPG’s collection*  Location: Felix Art Fair, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel-7000 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90028.

 

Sun – Mar 3

 

1-4p. What We Love About San Pedro, Muller House Museum, 1542 S. Beacon St,, San Pedro. 50th anniv of San Pedro Bay Historical Society. Discover San Pedro’s history through photos, artifacts, and conversations with local authors and museum docents. Free, donations welcome. 310-548-3208

 

100th Anniv.  Commemoration of KKK Raid on IWW -10a-1p.  “Industrial Workers of the World” at San Pedro’s Wobbly Labor Hall. This is IWW’s Centennial Sunday. There will be dramatic re-enactments, land and historical acknowledgements, and a procession (.08 mile) from the historical IWW (Wobblie) Hall to what became the KKK’s San Pedro headquarters on 10th/Myler (later the Rock Solid Church). Join us! Invite Labor! Tell a Friend!  **Welcoming speakers and Organizational/Media and Co-Sponsors**.  Location: Historic IWW Hall, 291 12th St., San Pedro 90731. A procession to former KKK HQ. For more info contact: 310 971-8280.

 

Rosa Luxemburg, A Marxist for Our Times 5-7p. Via Zoom only, different sessions by the International Marxist-Humanist Organization invites you to dialogue. [Before going to our main topic, we’ll begin the meeting with a brief discussion of the Gaza war, for which people are invited to read the Statement of the Steering Committee of the IMHO, here https://imhojournal.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efe27b597a0ed70a6ad73dd93&id=3181315dcf&e=1c035f1377 or some of our subsequent articles, for example, here https://imhojournal.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efe27b597a0ed70a6ad73dd93&id=ecca50edfd&e=1c035f1377 and here https://imhojournal.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efe27b597a0ed70a6ad73dd93&id =a4f35c8df4&e=1c035f1377 ] Rosa Luxemburg was a leading Marxist thinker who developed the theory of imperialism, a concept of the power of spontaneity in revolution, and a critique from the left of the Leninist-Trotskyist concept of a one-party revolutionary regime. All of these issues, along with her positionality as a Polish Jew living in Germany who was the most prominent woman Marxist thinker, have resulted in an increasing interest in Luxemburg’s life and writings. <arise@imhojournal.org>

 

Mon – Mar 4

 

Tue – Mar 5 Primary Election Day in CA

 

Join Code Pink, Women for Peace, for a Congress Capital Calling Party with Peace Champs, zoom, 5 p. Hear productive and peaceful conversations, share resources and take action! Contact Marcy Winograd, marcy@codepink.org

 

Wed – Mar 6

 

Through April 3, 7p: Study Group on Democracy and Revolution by George Novack. Freedom Socialist Party: Explore the international development of democracy through centuries of class struggle. Is today’s U.S. electoral system the best we can expect? What will vastly expanded, democracy look like under socialism? Author George Novack was a Marxist economist and lifelong revolutionary socialist. Attend Online, register in advance at: https://bit.ly/fspla-dem-rev  or in person at Solidarity Hall, 2122 W. Jefferson Blvd.  L.A. 90018 (wheelchair accessible).  Text available on site or by order.  Suggested donation $5 per session; no one turned away for lack of funds. Info: 323-732-6416, lafsp@socialism. com

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to: 12PMetro I-10 Express Lanes Extension Project Community Update Meeting #1. 6P In-Person. Purple Line Extension 1 & 2 in-person Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project Meeting for Beverly Hills Stations. 6P. 6:30P. Soundwall Package 10 Construction Update Meeting. San Fernando Valley Service Council Meeting: See detail on March 1st.

 

Thu – Mar 7

Page Against the Machine, 2714 E. 4th St., Long Beach, 90814, presents a very special evening of music and words with Júlia Ojeda & Adrià Mor, 7p, free. National Identity and Gender Oppression in Sardinia and Catalonia. Dr. Júlia Ojeda Caba and Dr. Adrià Martin-Mor will be discussing—and singing about—feminism, independentism, and internationalism in these autonomous Mediterranean regions. Live songs performed by Adrià Mor about the struggles of these territories will complement Júlia Ojeda’s contextualization of the current movements for emancipation.

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts: Metro I-10 Express Lanes Extension Project Community Update Meeting #2: 6p. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195afe9807de69e6d8c791 506c050da34c77c2fe7885ce5e3f1b141e2c0933a73a87de0c8a2a5a307be70a2ddba047bec4d3f255a6ec61cb075   Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) Meeting: 

 

Fri – Mar 8   International Women’s Day

 

Final day of KPFK’s winter fund drive. Donate here: yhttps://kpfk.allyrafundraising.com/campaigns/12383-february-drive-2024

Or call 818-985-5735 press option 2 for the pledge line.

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:South Bay Cities Service Council: 9:30a. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195645ef704082ed48d13ed38aabb90856ca9fca23ac66bd834fc5653a5b93465f5cfe62b91e2795c9dad1aa296060d4dd044352790c849261d

 

Sat – Mar 9

 

KPFK Moving Sale, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Studio City 91604, 10a-4p. Rummage sale of books, CDs, DVDs. office furniture, excess tech, etc. Plus station merch

 

Celebrating WOMEN’S DAY HOUSE PARTY IN SANTA MONICA: Food, Music and Give-Aways. All Welcome. Location: 237 Hill St., Santa Monica 90405, 6-8p..

 

10a. Community Forum, “Palestine and Israel.” Holy Faith Episcopal Church,  260 N. Locust St., Parish Hall, Inglewood, 90301. The community is invited to learn and dialogue about the roots of the current conflict, the experiences of Christians and Muslims in Gaza, and how people of faith can respond. Convenor Panelist: Randy Heyn-Lamb, Pasadena All Saints Episcopal Church Palestine/Israel Network, with Panelists Laila al Marayati, MD, USC practicing OB/Gyn. Founder of KINDER USA, a medical charity serving children in Gaza and Lebanon and Estee Chandler, Founder, LA Chapter Jewish Voice for Peace and KPFK radio host for “Middle East in Focus” program. Free admission.  Light refreshments served.  Street parking.  One block from METRO stop at Inglewood/Florence.  Sponsored by Holy Faith Episcopal Church JAMM (Justice & Mercy Mission).   For more info: Cathy Deppe, 408-206-7992

 

4-7p. Skid Row History Museum & Archive exhibition, Welcome to the Covid Hotel opens with a public reception at 250 S. Broadway, LA 90012.  Welcome to the Covid Hotel reveals the exceptional innovations and successes of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who ran LA County Health Department’s emergency Quarantine and Isolation (QI) sites for houseless Covid patients and people exposed to the virus in shelters. The opening event will feature a 15-minute preview of a work-in-progress theatrical performance by Los Angeles Poverty Department at 5 pm, as well as an opportunity to meet some of the frontline heroes who staffed the QI sites. See ongoing events for more info.

 

Sun – Mar 10

Free Family Event – Calle 4 Plaza, 325 E. 4th St. Santa Ana, CA 92706, 1 to 6 p. Activities for kids and adults: WORKSHOPS:1 • Watercolor Techniques @sketchbookjunkie / 1-3 • “Let it Rot” Composting @takewarning4102 • “Touch Your Womb” @indigemama / 3 • NAHUATL loteria / 4 • Indigenous & Folk Music of the Americas, Margarita Kleinman / 5 • “Heart of Existence” A Guided Meditation and Ceremonious Tea @myteatherapy   PERFORMANCES:6PM:Violinist & Author* @ julieokah.com  Mariachi Juvenil, Egyptian Bellydance @sophiaishtardance, Samy-Love, FROSTY, DEXENTONADOS. POETS: @Destinee • @Anataliavallez  SPEAKERS: Bella – kpfk, Leslie – LatinXparenting. Mirvette, Chilean Palestian.  VENDORS: Art, Henna & Body Paint, Handmade Jewelry, Oils, Clothing, Candles, Books and much more.

https://facebook.com/events/s/12th-internl-womans-day-fest/300482249313508/

Mon – Mar 11

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:San Gabriel Valley Service Council Meeting: 5p. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195ad93ab54f1ab960493e6f3a35a11fa3884aac57bb391d177b3de995c6987082e6e64ae2d32301776766689efd1154594ad4bbe614b2aa3be

 

Tue – Mar 12

 

Wed – Mar 13

 

 Is There Any Such Thing as a Good Gig Economy Job? 7p, via zoom. Zocalo Public Square presented in partnership with The James Irvine Foundation. Moderated by Levi Sumagaysay, Reporter, CalMatters.  The gig economy has been celebrated for providing flexibility and extra income to a wide variety of workers at different stages of their lives while minimizing expenses for employers. But a lot of “side hustles” have awful working conditions: low take-home pay, dangerously long hours, skimpy benefits, constant surveillance, and few clear avenues for complaining about mistreatment. As the rules and regulations around gig work are battled out in courts, and labor actions bear down on workplaces across California and the country, what would it take to turn gig economy work into good jobs? And can employers and public policy make the lives of these workers better? Gig worker and advocate Sergio Avedian, Gigs founder and CEO Allen Narcisse, and the Workers Lab chief research officer Shelly Steward visit Zócalo to help us understand how we might make gig work good work.  Registration required: https://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/event/good-gig-economy-job/ Zócalo Public Square | 1111 S. Broadway, Suite 100, LA 90015.

 

Metro Community Relations  invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:Metro I-10 Express Lanes Extension Project Community Meeting: 6p. In-Person meeting. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195b75143e72c 3659d6fbc7ee1ca9113793cc48c7719f51a7f573fee811aefb5fb1b1f69d8cf482ee4eeb9f24c856ef33e1f402d9c0ceb7d021   And Westside/Central Service Council  Meeting at 6PM: https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs= a6dd746a7d63a195b199112da2c6b245ac45180a9fd59d950a8b5ef1934921ddcfd43b0bcbba11b3632bf7f9d1973832154dae714343d4f7572dd22171b6c627

 

Thu – Mar 14

 

5p. See detail on March 1st. Metro Community Relations Newsletter for March, invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:Gateway Cities Service Council Meeting: https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195b25c9c00fd74fcc6c1312d89d0553bc0c4457f4282be678db0d1175286a2ad17ffbdc05cad112c0a01052154e670c41f6056681a43287c6d

 

Fri – Mar 15

 

Screenings: Bell Book and Candle / The Cassandra Cat at the Hammer Museum, 7:30p. Part of the UCLA Film & Television Archive screening series Animalia. Learn more at cinema.ucla.edu. Two films with supernatural cats. Plus a short: SLOW SHIFT (2023) Lemurs, rocks and the mysterious pulse together amid the ruins of the 14th-century city of Hampi in southwestern India — fabled site of the ancient Monkey Kingdom. DCP, color, 9 min. Director: Shambhavi Kaul. https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2024/bell-book-and-candle-cassandra-cat 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90024 (310) 443-7000 info@hammer.ucla.edu

 

Sat – Mar 16

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts: Metro I-10 Express Lanes Extension Project Community  Meeting: 10a. In-Person meeting. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195b75143e72c 3659d6fbc7ee1ca9113793cc48c7719f51a7f573fee811aefb5fb1b1f69d8cf482ee4eeb9f24c856ef33e1f402d9c0ceb7d021

 

Sun – Mar 17

 

Mon – Mar 18

 

Venice Division 6 Community Update Meeting, 5pm.  Metro invites you to catch up on next steps for the former bus yard in Venice known as “Division 6”. Learn about Metro’s steps to identify a long-term plan for the site, meet the project developer finalists, receive presentations of design concepts and ask the finalists questions. This meeting will take place over Zoom, Monday, March 18, at 5:00pm. Zoom link here: https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195e945ebc3687118df904402053 cfa70265320380a1f141c030c0e0944a108ec5e39092d76cfa0538a972a64e10118d94a89f8a28c3cfff0dd  K Line Northern Extension Website Updates  We have added two more helpful resources to our website: an updated set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help answer some of the project’s most commonly asked questions, and the KNE 2023 Outreach Summary Report, which summarizes the series of community update meetings held in September 2023, highlighting the information presented and feedback received at each of the three meetings. please visit: metro.net/soundwall10

Tue – Mar 19

 

Wed – Mar 20

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:Lone Hill to White Double Track Project Community Meeting: 6p. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a19586c02d355dba71e95b66e1c27c66b694b15f1fb7f0146858f406b05e60476a44729471670607bcd77078ca9d2d234b2fcb040c30d18dad62

 

Thu – Mar 21

 

Fri – Mar 22

 

Sat – Mar 23

 

Women’s History Month benefit luncheon for KPFK, for details or to schedule a luncheon, tea, charla or house party to benefit KPFK, with participation by station programmers and other staff, contact comments@kpfk.org

 

Sun – Mar 24

 

Mon – Mar 25

 

Conversations with Women members of the Black Panther Party, 3p Pacific, presented live in NY by IFCO-Pastors for Peace to benefit cancer meds for Cuban children. Streaming live here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au6iQcUBgw8 Join us for a conversation with veteran women from the Black Panther Party as they reflect on moments highlighted in the book, Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party,  by Ericka Huggins and Stephen Shames.

 

Tue – Mar 26

 

Wed – Mar 27

 

Metro Community Relations invites you to some of the upcoming community meetings, activities, and impacts:Community Advisory Council, General Assembly Meeting: 6p. See detail on March 1st. https://click.sfmc.metro.net/?qs=a6dd746a7d63a195c2e28fb0a685d5303aa15bdba6e29b5c0ba 86fbde4a8c0430a0f718a7c86136f0f06a6c3780b55627b1f59557a5aacba9db9b063316836c1

 

Thu – Mar 28

 

Can a Football Stadium Be a Black History Museum?  In person 6 p or via zoom 7 p, SoFi Stadium, 1001 Stadium Dr, Inglewood 90301. Presented by Zocalo Public Square in partnership with the Kinsey African American Art & History Collection at SoFi Stadium and California Humanities. Moderated by Khalil Kinsey, Curator, Kinsey African American Art & History Collection.  A panel of artists and athletes visit Zócalo and Kinsey Collection at SoFi Stadium to discuss what one of the world’s largest private collections of Black art and historical objects is doing at one of the world’s grandest football stadiums, why it matters, and where similar efforts are scoring big.

6 PM: In-person audience members are invited for a last, best chance to join a guided tour of the Kinsey exhibition, which leaves SoFi at the end of March

7 PM: Conversation, in-person and online

8 PM: In-person audience members are invited to join us for a reception with a DJ and complimentary food and beverages

Zócalo Public Square | 1111 S. Broadway, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90015

 

Fri – Mar 29

 

Sat – Mar 30

 

Sun – Mar 31

 

Ongoing & Continuing Events:

 

Through Dec. 12,  Los Angeles Poverty Department Presents “Welcome to the Covid Hotel” with a public reception. Exhibition by leading Skid Row arts organization explores unexpected lessons about healthcare for the homeless community that emerged from LA County-run quarantine sites during the Covid crisis at Skid Row History Museum & Archive, 250 S. Broadway, LA 90012.  Welcome to the Covid Hotel reveals the exceptional innovations and successes of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who ran LA County Health Department’s emergency Quarantine and Isolation (QI) sites for houseless Covid patients and people exposed to the virus in shelters. ABOUT LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT: Los Angeles Poverty Department is a multi-disciplinary arts organization that produces and presents artworks and events that instantiate the existence of the Skid Row community—affirming its assets, advocating for its rights, and supporting its aspirations. ABOUT SKID ROW HISTORY MUSUEM & ARCHIV: Since 2015, LAPD has operated the Skid Row History Museum & Archive in downtown Los Angeles. In addition to being the primary venue for the presentation of LAPD artworks, the Museum partners with Skid Row organizations and individuals to provide free space for their civic and cultural activities. Our community archive houses 20,000+ items documenting the 50+ year history of activism and agency in Skid Row. Located at 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90012, the Museum is open to the public Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 2-5 pm and by appointment, info@skidrowpovertydept.org. Visit https://www.lapovertydept.org/ for more information. All are welcome. Admission is free. Contact: Henriëtte Brouwers cell: 310-227.6071. Los Angeles Poverty Department  Skid Row History Museum and Archive   Walk the Talk Archive

 

3rd Sunday, SoCal350 monthly meeting, 3-5 p, Physical meeting canceled, virtual “meeting” scheduled. bit.ly/SoCal350Updates;  facebook.com/SoCal350 Climate Action.

 

Mondays, Support Honduran Refugees, 6-8p, Central American Resource Center (CARECEN-LA), 2845 W 7th St,, LA. Offices are closed, call for details: (213)-385-7800. In the San Fernando Valley: 213-385-7800 ext. 122

First Monday, EastSide Cafe Women’s Circle, 7:30-9p. Love and Liberation: Reflections of a Genocide. A Space to process together. Collective Care for community members. We will hold space together and move our grief into action. What are some Acts of Liberatory Love , Revolutionary Love, Ways in which we can demand for a ceasefire. Praying for peace and liberation. Women’s Circle* is a practice of council. Council pulls from indigenous methods of communication and principles of focusing on understanding and staying present. The purpose of council is to practice empathetic listening skills and build supportive relationships with other women while addressing issues related to our community. A femme/ woman lead support group for the community. We are making an effort to include community members who may not feel comfortable participating in male lead circles. We hope that working on including our 2 spirit/siblings will only strengthen and enrich all of our experiences in circle. Items to bring, but not a must to join: Fresh flowers, Special items to add the altar, Mat or blanket to sit on. No RSVP but consider a donation of $5-10. 5469 Huntington Dr N, LA. instagram.com/eastsidecafela/ for ongoing EastSide Cafe events.

 

Third Monday, Activist San Diego’s CommUnity Summit, 645-9p. A time and space to build beloved community. Each month, we hear reports from ASD’s working groups, discuss community events and center each meeting on an important topic in the pursuit of social justice. Subscribe to ASD’s emails for an invitation, or send a request to us@activistsandiego.org

 

Tuesdays, Join Black Lives Matter, Stop LAPD Spying and allies at LA Police Commission meeting via zoom and in person at LA Police Administration Building across from City Hall to speak out against racist police murders with impunity. In response to increased public scrutiny, they changed their rules and only allow public comments of 1 minute each on two specific items and general public comment as the first agenda item, so call in promptly to get on the stack. lapd.zoom.us/s/289225944

 

Tuesday eves, Stop LAPD Spying Coalition meetings have been changed to teleconference. LA CAN, 838  E. 6th St. LA, CA 90021, is closed to the public. stoplapdspying.org – see website for meeting topics. facebook.com/stoplapdspying

 

1st Tuesday 2 – 4p. Page Museum At The La Brea Tar Pits Free Admission,  The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Long Beach. Free Admission Tuesday at Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits  gohilo.com/event/15395681168448/page-museum-at-the-la-brea-tar-pits-free-admission-tuesday-long-beach-ca/

 

Tuesdays, 6-8p. Tenant Rights and Eviction Advice. Conducted in Spanish, translated into English.calorganize-org.zoom.us/j/88324434157 -or- Call: +16699006833,,88324434157#

Also Thursdays, 5-7p. Conducted in English, translated into Spanish. calorganize-org.zoom.us/j/84489313723 -or- Call :+16699006833,,84489313723# Also, statewide, outside LA: acceaction.org/dyh Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE).

 

Tuesdays, 8:30-10p, Second Draft LA, open mic cold read of writing and acting (virtual, not at Art Share-LA, 801 E 4th Pl, LA 90013). artsharela.org (213) 687-4278. zoom.us/j/9103444651 Pwd: artshare

 

Wednesdays, 4-6p, Fund Services Not Police, #EndPoliceAssociations BLM-LA and allies vigil/protest outside LA Police Protective League (who protest killer cops from accountability), 1313 W. 8th St in downtown LA, across from the ACLU-SoCal headquarters. Hear from families who have lost loved ones to racist state terror.

 

1st Thursday, 6-8p, Justice Not Jails, has switched to a virtual meeting. zoom.us/j/529548178 You can also call in by dialing: 301 715 8592 US Meeting ID: 529 548 17. RSVP to Larry Foy at: Lfoy@im4humanintegrity.org.

 

Thursdays, 5:30-7p, Operation Ally Weekly Social Justice Conference Call, fb.com/justadvocacy  advocacyproject.org (888) 407-4101 Join the Operation Ally weekly zoom conference call to gain insight into the issues of systemic oppression, organize into collaborative efforts and strategize the dismantling of these systems. Be a part of a community that supports you as we mobilize for change. facebook.com/events/200763851083819/

 

Every other Thursday, 6:30-8p, Looking At Masculinity And Patriarchy (LAMP) LAMP is an affinity space offered by AWARE-LA of white, male-presenting folks (however anyone is invited) where we discuss how your male-presenting gender role and socialization impacts the ways you are showing up (or not showing up) in the fight for an abolitionist future. Via zoom:  For more information and to register, email: lampteam@tutanota.com.

 

Fridays, Interfaith Communities United for Justice & Peace forum, 7:30-9:30a, has switched to a virtual meeting on zoom or dial in by phone: 669-900-6833 For details and to prevent zoom-bombing, contact communications@icujp.org for an invitation and instructions.

 

Arabic Language classes, online. Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses at The People’s Forum to those who are interested in learning Arabic with a focus on topics of social justice, cinema, media, and culture. True/High beginner & Palestine Film Club classes. This program prioritizes working class, queer, BIPOC, and heritage speakers of Arabic. Started Feb 18 & 21, duration 10 weeks. Register & details: peoplesforum.org/events/arabic-language-classes-winter-2024/ $300-400 sliding.

Weekly Vigil for Palestine,
5p, San Pedro CA. Join CODEPINK at the corner of 13th and Gaffey St., in front of Vons.

 

Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, at 7pm, we screen movies about issues that are important to our Skid Row and downtown community at the #skidrowmuseum.  Location:250 S. Broadway (DTLA) 90012. Tel: 213-413-1077.

 

Saturdays, Crenshaw Farmers Market, 10a-3p, 3650 Martin Luther King Blvd. offers fresh produce and artisan goods. Ties into the mall’s health initiative promoting wellness in the Crenshaw community. This farmers’ market has re-opened!  Contact Sustainable Economic Enterprises: http://www.seela.org for other farmer’s markets that are also continuing with physical distancing (in Echo Park, Hollywood, Atwater Village and on Central Avenue in South LA).

 

Saturdays, Public Speaker meeting Series Hosted by the Chicago Chapter of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization invites join via Zoom.  10 am PT. Email for details: Sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of The International Marxist-Humanist Organization Email: arise@imhojournal.org

March 2: 12 Noon (Chicago [Central] time)  https://imhojournal.org/events/the-periphery-in-the-heart-of-accumulation-jose-carlos-mariateguis-legacy-for-the-21st-century/

The Periphery in the Heart of Accumulation: José Carlos Mariátegui’s Legacy for the 21st Century Speaker: Eleonora Roldán Mendívil studies at University of Kassel (Germany) and has published on global migration and gender & race in modern capitalism.

March 23: 12 Noon (Chicago [Central] time)  A Value-Theory of Labor Subjectivities: Theorizing Capital’s Production and Exploitation of Racial Difference.  Speaker: Davide Ventrone is a researcher working in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke (Joh-jaw-gay); his research focuses on the state, financialization and Marx’s critique of political economy.

 

Every 2nd & 4th Sat, SOLA Food Co-Op. http://www.solafoodcoop.com/ Baldwin Hills Farmers Market re-opened & SOLA Co-Op will take orders for CSA boxes.

 

LA Ecovillage Tours: Usually twice monthly, 10:30a-1p. Our regular in-person tours are 75% outside within LAEV. Reservations required: 213-738-1254 or crsp@igc.org. Tour only:  $15 to $25 (self-selected sliding scale ok; cash or checks made out to “CRSP” accepted at the door. Time dollars 2.5 hours accepted. Local currency?). Vaccinated people only please. Masks encouraged during indoor tour stops. More info and LAEV events: laecovillage.org/home/tours/ and laecovillage.org/category/events/.

 

Saturday dialogues, AWARE-LA White anti-racist gathering. awarela.org/saturday-dialogue

Saturday Dialogue is a gathering for white anti-racists who want to discuss issues of identity, community, privilege and racism in our lives with the intention to strengthen our practice as anti-racists in alliances, relationships, and interactions with people of color. Regular, recurring dialogues throughout the year focus on the intersections of multiple identities, including Race and Class, Sexuality and Race, and Gender and Race. Other workshops focus on relationships, Radical White Identity and Community, and issues such as police and the prison industrial complex, immigration, and gentrification.  We currently have four monthly Saturday Dialogues, temporarily meeting online through Zoom. We also have one monthly “Online Sunday Dialogue” which was originally made available for folks who cannot make it to meetings in LA, or on Saturdays. Sign up Actionnetwork.org/forms/aware-la-email-list/ to receive reminder emails about Saturday Dialogues. We strongly encourage you to attend a Saturday Dialogue Orientation before attending a Saturday Dialogue. See below for more info. You must register for each space each time you want to attend, as all of the zoom links are personalized and different for each person/gathering.

 

Every 1st Saturday (Westside), 1-3:15p. / Every 2nd Saturday (Encino), 10:30a-12:30p. 

Every 3rd Saturday (Eastside),1-3p, / Every 3rd Sunday (Always Online), 3-5p. 

Every 4th Saturday (Pomona Valley), 11a-1p.

 

Saturday Dialogue Orientation: 2nd & 4th Weds, 6-7p via: Zoom. In this orientation, we’ll talk about the purpose of Saturday Dialogues and why AWARE-LA organizes as a white anti-racist community.

 

Accessibility: We can provide ASL interpreters and closed captioning upon request at least 72 hours prior to the event you wish to attend. Contact: awarela@gmail.com For questions and to register.

 

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