April 10, 2019 all-dayAmerica/Los Angeles Timezone
1315 10th St
AB 1217 Assembly Elections Lobby Day
AB 1217 (Mullin), the Issue Ad DISCLOSE Act is having its first do-or-die hearing on April 10th!
Join us to pack the morning hearing and our noon rally, & then to lobby individual legislators — and show how many voters demand fair elections and government by ensuring that lobbying issue ads have to show who really paid for them! We’ll also rally for SB 47 (Allen), the Petition DISCLOSE Act and other Clean Money bills for Fair Elections. All build on our nation-leading victory for AB 249, the California DISCLOSE Act.
WHAT: Clean Money Lobby Day and Rally for AB 1217 and SB 47 WHEN: Wednesday, April 10th. Hearing 8:45 am; <strongLobbying 11am-12pm & 1pm-3:30pm (could end earlier). Rally 12pm-1pm. WHERE: State Capitol. 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814. Hearing meeting place: Hearing Room 444. Lobbying meeting place: TBD.</strong
Transportation & Lodging: Carpools from most parts of the state. If you need a ride or can offer one, indicate below. We can reimburse gas for people from Southern California or the Central Valley, and can also find places to stay the night before.
Webinar on Wednesday May 12 from 7:00-8:30 Central Time Please watch former Arizona League of Women Voter’s President Dr. Barbara Klein, Wisconsin State Representative Gary Hebl, and National Popular Vote’s Eileen Reavey for an in-depth discussion on the National Popular Vote bill. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin will host this event, which will have time for your questions. Sign Up Watch it afterwards Dr. Barbara Klein is a 20-year League member who has served in numerous positions with the Oregon, Arizona, and national League. Representative Gary Hebl is sponsor of the National Popular Vote bill in the Wisconsin… Continue reading →
Show Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Workshops SURJ (Show Up for Racial Justice) hosts workshops on important issues regarding race. Here are a few upcoming events worth checking out: Living on Ramaytush Ohlone Land – Wednesday, May 12, 2021• 5:00-6:30 PM Pacific White Supremacy Culture Characteristics – Thursday May 13, 2021• 5:00 PM Pacific
Today is the start of Nurses Week, a week dedicated to celebrating all the hardworking nurses who care for our communities, and work to save lives. As a nurse, I’ve seen firsthand just how difficult this past year has been in our health care community. Nurses and other health care workers have faced a two-front battle as they’ve fought to keep our communities safe while advocating for nurse and patient safety. And to celebrate Nurses Week, nurses from across the country will be holding drive-in vigils (following strict social distancing guidelines) to stand in solidarity with and honor their fallen… Continue reading →
Green New Deal Committee Monthly Meeting – DSA Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: May 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Repeats WHERE: Online CONTACT: Event website MEETING Our Green New Deal Committee meets on the second Wednesday each month. We will discuss eco-socialist issues, upcoming events and actions, committee priorities, and campaigns. All are welcome! Please RSVP to receive the URL to the meeting or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, 5/13, 8 am — Martín Arboleda, Governing Utopia: on Planning and Popular Power — The global unfolding of capital is a deliberately planned process and this mode of late-capitalist planning has led the way to an era of mass extinctions and extreme social inequality. Current debates on radical economic planning foreshadow new and more intricate visions of state, money, and markets, and of the role that they could perform in a transition towards a future that is exciting and radically alternative — Arboleda is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile and is the author of… Continue reading →
Thu, 5/13, 11 am — Anticapitalism and Work with Vijay Prashad, Dalia Gebrial, Amelia Horgan — Why is the U.K. government afraid of anticapitalism? Why is it being barred from schools? Why now? And how can we teach anticapitalism? — Organized by the The Left Book Club: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anticapitalism-and-work-with-vijay-prashad-dalia-gebrial-amelia-horgan-tickets-149161346603?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1
Thu, 5/13, 11 am — Revolutions — Join Michael Löwy, emeritus research director at the French National Center for Scientific Research; Marianela D’Aprile, a writer and member of the DSA National Political Committee; and Aline Klein, on the editorial board of Jacobin Brasil, for a multi-media discussion of Löwy’s new book, Revolutions — Moderated by Todd Chretien, who has has contributed to several books, including Socialist Strategy and Electoral Politics — Sponsored by Haymarket Books: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/revolutions-tickets-151555722245?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Thu, 5/13, 11 am — The Economy of Care with Cassie Thornton — How do we organise care under current neoliberal conditions? Can precarious conditions lead to uncovering new solidarities and organisational forms? — Thornton is an artist and activist from the US, who makes a “safe space” for the unknown, for disobedience, and for unanticipated collectivity. Her new book The Hologram: Feminist, Peer-to-Peer Health for a Post-Pandemic Future is available from Pluto Press: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-economy-of-care-with-cassie-thornton-tickets-150403281263?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1