Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center Beilenson Hearing: Stop the Cuts.
By ICUJP Political Outreach Committee
Released 31 October 2006
6 November, 2006
Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room
500 West Temple Street
Proposed cuts to the services offered at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center include denial of care to an estimated 434 patients a month needing surgical care, 85 children needing pediatric care, 63 women needing obstetric care, 32 mothers and their babies needing neonatal intensive care and more...
The proposed cuts will net NO savings according to the hearing's official announcement (download here).
Please come to the hearing to voice your support for community health and the King/Drew Medical Center.
Statement of Fr. Chris Ponnet at September 25 Los Angeles Civil Disobedience to Stop the War
By Fr. Chris Ponnet
Released 25 September 2006
Today I join in solidarity with many people around the world in saying again NO MORE WAR NOT IN MY NAME!!!!
* Today as Director of Pax Christi Los Angeles, I join David Robinson and others who were arrested in Washington DC last Friday in prayer, fasting and civil disobedience. I renew my vow of nonviolence today which is central to Pax Christi ministry. Read more...
ICUJP Supports All Saints Church Pasadena's Resistance to IRS Investigation
Released 23 September 2006
ICUJP: Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace expresses its solidarity with All Saints Church Pasadena in the investigation being conducted into its practices by the IRS. Religious organizations in the United States have both a duty and a constitutionally protected right to express their faith in word and action. All Saints Church has long been a beacon of prophetic witness for peace and justice, in the tradition of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Amos and Micah.
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Statement of Adalberto United Methodist Church on the Occasion of the Filing of a Federal Lawsuit on
By Rev. Walter L. Coleman
Released 18 September 2006
The valiant, courageous struggle of Elvira Arellano today begins a new chapter in the national discussion of immigration reform -- not only in the courts, but on the street corners, workplaces and churches of this nation, anew chapter in the national discussion that must soon reach to the halls of congress.