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June 20-July 5, 2003
Take Back the World, Take Back Our Community!
Two Weeks of Education, Arts & Awareness in MacArthur Park
ActionLA Peace and Social Justice Convergence
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Artwork by Mark Vallen: see his web site for more
More Information: Lee Siu Hin
(This schedule is subject to change)
June 24 (Tue) 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado St.: Youth Struggle Night and Film Showing, co-sponsored by Youth Student Network of Oct 22 Coalition, featuring 2-hour film Justifiable Homicide, and discussion afterward.
June 25 (Wed) 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM: Arts in Action, 1919 West 7th St (near Alvarado), 4th floor: Peace and Justice Film Festival, featuring latest peace and justice films from across the world, includes:
Micheal Galinskys Horns and Halos (first 15 mim introduction) which chronicles the efforts of a small press to the GW Bush campaign bio Fortunate Son back on bookstore shelves after it was pull by St. Martin Press during 2000 Presidential election.
Eric Blumrichs very impressive antiwar flash presentation, includes: War Crimes, Liberation Web: www.ericblumrich.com
Gaza Strip by: James Longley, filmed during the first four months of 2001, a period that covers the election of Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon and extends to the first major armed incursion into "Area A" by the Israeli military.
Several other short film subjects, and anti-war promotional films.
And music performance by Ancestry of Sound, a Los Angeles-based group consisting of 9 members, with hip-hop, funk, jazz, and spoken word.
6/26 (Thu) 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Luna Sol Café, 2501 West 6th St.: Peace and Justice Spoken Word/Open Mike Night, co-sponsor with Luna Sol Café/Book Store, we invite artists, performers, poets please come to express yourself!
6/27 (Fri) 7:00 - 11:00 PM: Arts in Action, 1919 West 7th St (near Alvarado), 4th floor: Political Prisoner Night, co-sponsored by Jericho Amnesty Coalition-LA. A benefit Hip-Hop concert with LIQDZUNSHINE and other bands, speakers, videos and spoken word, in solidarity with the struggle to free political prisoners. Speakers from Asians for Jericho and Mumia, New Panther Vanguard Movement, ARA-Los Angeles and Anarchist Black Cross.
6/28 (Sat) 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Arts in Action, 1919 West 7th St (near Alvarado), 4th floor: Palestine Struggle Night, co-sponsored by Women in Black/Palestine Aid Society, showing of the film Jenin, Jenin. Following the film: discussion led by Dr. Riad Z. Abelkarim, physician from Anaheim, California and a founder of Kinder U.S.A., an American nonprofit organization working on behalf of Palestinian children. Dr. Abdelkarim, a UCLA graduate who was born and grew up in Southern California, was arrested by the Israeli Defense Forces while on a medical fact-finding mission to Jenin in the spring of 2002. Web: www.Palestine-Aid-Society.org www.wib-la.org
June 29 (Sun) 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Venice Beach Peace with Justice Center, 1020 Victoria Ave. at Lincoln Blvd: Peace and Justice Book Fair Free admission, will include dozens of community based book vendors, activist hand-made crafts, free books, speakers and performances, Speakers include Michael Parenti co-sponsored by ICUJP.
June 29 (Sun) 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Arts in Action, 1919 West 7th St (near Alvarado), 4th floor: Peace Conference - War In Iraq and the "Healthcare Not Warfare" campaign in So. California: Co-sponsored by Coalition for World Peace, a political/cultural event by one of the leading antiwar/peace groups in Los Angeles. Speakers and performers will put a human face on the war, at home, on the battlefield and around the world. Speakers from countries targeted by the U.S. will tell about their people. Speakers/performers include: Nazar Andray (will talk about Lebanon & Syria), Yvval Ron (middle eastern music), and film Iraq: Voices from the Street URL: www.CoalitionForWorldPeace.org
June 30 (Mon): TBA
July 1 (Tue) 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM: location: TBA Asian People Struggle Night, peace movements across Asia, from Korea to Philippines, co-sponsored by Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance-Los Angeles.
July 2 (Wed) 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Arts in Action, 1919 West 7th St (near Alvarado), 4th floor: A Celebration in Support of the Constitution Neighbors for Peace & Justice and FPNN will co-host an evening to Celebrate and Support the Constitution of the USA: Join the festivities to learn more about what is happening to our Civil Right and Civil Liberties and what you can do to take a pro-active role within your community to protect the future of our Constitution. We will have speakers, music, poetry.
July 3 (Thu) 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Immigrants Struggle Night, co-sponsored by different immigrant groups, a night to discuses the current immigrant bashing, anti-immigrant sentiments in this country, as well as the impacts on PATROTIC ACT I/II.
July 4 (Fri): in solidarity with Farce of July in East LA, an annual Chicano music and poetry event held on the 4th of July. Honor of our ancestors and the spirit of resistance of all indigenous people. Build community among cultures and increase awareness of social struggles.Web: www.xicanorecordsandfilm.com
July 5 (Sat): Closing CeremonyMusic, performances and spoken word
with Clan Dyken, the Genetic Mutilators, and more!
SEE YOU IN THE STREETS!
more information: www.sacmobilization.org
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Monday July 7, 2003
ICUJP Monday Night Forum
How the War Economy Short Changes
the Quality of Our Lives
Rev. Louis Chase
Hamilton United Methodist Church
Interactive Program led by members of
U.S. Labor Against the War
The Friendship Center (SGI)
5899 Venice (at Faifax)
or call 626 683-9004
For a study guide on the subject of
Social Injustice and the Military Budget, see:
Workshop Trainer Guide
for War and The Economy
Created by United for a Fair Economy,
in collaboration with National Priorities Project
download the Workshop Trainer Guide