LA Catholic Worker David Omondi was arrested for scaling the fence at the School of the Americas Protest and sentenced to six months in jail. David was determined to stand in solidarity with the victims of SOA graduates and with oppressed people everywhere. When his attorney tried to get him a lighter sentence by claiming …
Category: On The Line
Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.
Nov 24 2010
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Nov 07 2010
American Voices : A Series of Distinguished Authors and Ideas, presents Catholic Worker author Jim Douglass along with filmmaker Oliver Stone, historian Lisa Pease and publisher Robert Ellsberg in a discussion of Jim’s latest book, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters. Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 …
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Oct 15 2010
On September 30th we joined the Los Angeles Community Action Network and other groups dedicated to serving the poor of Skid Row, in a protest/street meal calling for an end to police harassment of street servers. Delicious food was served and a good time was had by all! Check out our photos.
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Oct 11 2010
The five plowshares activists who entered the U.S. Navy’s nuclear weapons storage depot in Washington State on November 2, 2009 were arraigned on October 8 in U.S. District Court, Tacoma, Washington before Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom. Anne Montgomery, RSCJ, Steve Kelly, SJ, Lynne Greenwald, Bill “Bix” Bichsel, SJ, and Susan Crane were all present …
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Sep 08 2010
A federal grand jury finally handed down a litany of indictments against five nuclear resisters who entered the U.S. Navy’s West Coast nuclear weapons storage depot in a plowshares action on November 2, 2009. On September 3, 2010 the United States Attorney announced the indictments handed down by a grand jury in Tacoma, Washington, against …
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Sep 28 2008
Fight against the militarization of space! For More information visit vandenbergwitness.org.
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Aug 15 2008
The Center For Spiritual Development is holding a celebration of the life of CW founder Dorthy Day. The day will include a performance of the play “Conversations with Dorothy Day” by Sharon Halsey-Hoover and a showing of Claudia Larson’s Documentary “Don’t Call Me A Saint”. Check out their website www.thecsd.com for more info.
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Jan 22 2008
Here are some photos of the recent School of the Americas protest in Los Angeles
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Oct 18 2007
The LAPD and the Mayor have recently been celebrating the supposed success of the “Safer Cities Initiative” on Skid Row. Gary Blasi, a professor at the UCLA School of Law and a 30 year veteran of Skid Row Issues has published a report called Policing Our Way Out of Homelessness? which refutes nearly all of …
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Sep 06 2007
The LACW has been named the best place to volunteer in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine. So come on down everyone!
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May 01 2006
Several members of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker joined the thousands who marched down Broadway to city hall in support of immigrant rights, and oposition to any proposed anti-immigrant legislation. I was able to climb on top of a newspaper vending maching and was able to take a few photos of the massive crowd. …
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Feb 23 2006
Michael Morales was not executed early Tuesday morning, due to a new order by a federal judge requiring two anesthesiologists to be present in order to verify that the inmate was not in pain during the execution. The doctors refused to take part, citing that it was unethical for a member of the medical profession …
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