Art by Favianna Rodriguez
Over 100 members of the creative community have called on President Obama and Congress to pass just and humane immigration reform. Help spread the Migration is Beautiful butterflies! See migrationisbeautiful.com.
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via @culturestrike: Are you marching on May Day for migrant rights?
4/30: Art Party for #MayDay LA! Calling Los Angeles Artists & Art Fans: Come helps us make signs, costumes and art for the the May Day LA March!
Tuesday April 30 from 5:30 - 10:00pm
Location: Clean Carwash Campaign, 516 W. Vernon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Please RSVP to email@example.com
Invite your friends with the Facebook event listing.
Do you want to learn about reporting and multimedia production? Make a difference in your community? Get published?
Reporter Corps is accepting applicants for its first South LA program.
Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-24) direct experience with digital news production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling. Reporters will also benefit from the journalistic resources at USC Annenberg. Reporter Corps members will be paired with professional mentors. Reporters’ work will appear in the community news website Intersections South LA (www.intersectionssouthla.org). Program runs summer 2013.
Ideal applicants grew up or live in the South LA area, hold a high school diploma, and can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for three months. Training, mentorship, and a weekly stipend will be offered.
You don’t need to have a journalism background to be part of Reporter Corps, but you do need to have a strong sense of curiosity, desire to express yourself, and interest in improving your community.
A statement of interest and resume should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3 via the application form here.
Jasmin Lopez, Coordinating Editor
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Commentary - The Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People’s Movement IS the Carceral State -
Bruce is my friend and comrade. We are together with a few more are founders of the FICPM.
Untitled: NO MORE REPUBLICANS AFTER 2014! -
Enough is enough! I’ve listened to all the talk about how bad things are in the country and there is no leadership in Washington. All the insults about the president and sometimes even members of his family. I have taken all I can stand! Not all republicans are bad, or mean, or racist, or…
Are you planning to attend April 10 immigration reform rallies in DC or around the US? @CultureStrike would love your help in documenting original handmade #art4 migrant rights at these rallies!
jewels of change -
check out this movie trailer, powerful info!