Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

“Masking Up To Stop the Coronavirus Is Not So Easy for Many of L.A.’s Homeless Residents”

As all of Los Angeles is being called to wear masks while out in public, the L.A. Times reported on the lack of access that most unhoused people have to the protective gear required in this unusual time. Fortunately, the LACW was able to source a couple thousand masks (and more have been donated to …

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Stations of the Cross is Happening – Virtually!

Good Friday is the day Jesus was arrested, tried, tortured and executed by the State. Join the L.A. Catholic Worker this Good Friday (April 10th) in calling on all Christians to demand our county take immediate action to save the lives of our incarcerated brothers and sisters before their prison cages become death cells. 3 …

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Hoping For A New Normal

Our Matt Harper wrote a very good article for L.A. Progressive about the impact of COVID-19 on the Skid Row community, and hopes for a different future for the people of Skid Row. You can read it under this LINK.

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April 2020 Catholic Agitator – 50 Years of the LACW (Part 2)

The April 2020 issue of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this edition, we continue to celebrate 50 years of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker (and Catholic Agitator) with Part 2. This issue highlights some great articles and photos from the LACW’s past 25 years, as well as reflections written by current community members. …

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We Need Easy Food Items to Give Away

We are in need of easy grab and go foods that we can give out as easy takeaway items. If you can, please consider donating: Bottled Water Fruits with Rinds (tangerines, oranges, bananas, lemons, etc.) Healthy Granola Bars Sleeves of Garlic (for adding to our beans)   If you have any of these items to …

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COVID-19 UPDATE – We CAN Use Volunteers

Hello, outside world! We hope you all have been staying safe and healthy! With this ongoing crisis, we have continued to provide take-out food to our Skid Row community during the regular serving hours. The food is going faster than it has in decades. It has taken careful calculations and creative use of our stove …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

In light of current events, for the health and safety of our friends in Skid Row, the Hippie Kitchen will remain open but is offering Take Out service only during the coronavirus situation, during regular serving hours. We do not need any new volunteers at this time. Some of our other regular services will also …

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS AND SEDER CANCELED

Due to the discouragement of large gatherings, we are so sorry to have to cancel this year’s Stations of the Cross as well as our annual Seder of Liberation celebration. Although we cannot gather this year, our extended community of friends, family, supporters, and volunteers are not forgotten, we pray we see you all soon.

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WE ARE STILL OPEN!

Because people still need to eat, we are temporarily keeping our regular serving hours. We are taking extra precautions around our kitchen to maintain a healthy environment for everyone who comes through. If you have been feeling sick, PLEASE do not volunteer at this time, we will have to send you home. However, if you …

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Join Us For Our Annual Spring Events!

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!

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February 2020 Catholic Agitator – 50 Years of the LACW (Part 1)

The February 2020 issue of the Catholic Agitator is now online In this edition, we celebrate 50 years of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker (and Catholic Agitator). This issue highlights some great articles and photos from the LACW’s first 25 years–1970-1995. The next issue will cover the second 25 years. In this issue: There is …

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December 2019 Agitator

The December 2019 issue of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: Annual Appeal – Downtown Gangsters Grow Old and Be Strong  by Jeff Dietrich Wisdom From Skid Row Remembering Karan by Sarah Fuller Hospitality and Resistance at the Venice Catholic Worker by Lisa Redmond Ammon Hennacy by Kaleb Havens My Summer at the LACW by Gloria …

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