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Category: Human Rights

Saint Oscar Romero Assassinated by US Backed Death Squad Celebrating Mass in El Salvador. Is the Pope Latino?

Pope Francis declared a saint Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated by a CIA backed death squad in El Salvador in 1980 while the liberation theologist was celebrating Mass. The US backed military opened fire and […]

Los Angeles Celebrates its First Indigenous Peoples Day

Great Wall of Los Angeles © SPARC Judy Baca Los Angeles celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples Day on October 8. Los Angeles has the largest indigenous population of any city in the United States (UCLA, Mapping Indigenous LA). It is […]

Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity 2018 National Public Health Law Conference The City Project October 4-6

The 2018 National Public Health Law Conference‘s theme is “Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity” in Phoenix, AZ. “Neighborhoods Matter: Using Law to Improve Communities through Access to Transportation, Green Spaces, and Stable and Healthy Housing” will […]

Experimentos con seres humanos por EE.UU. en Guatemala 70 años después US STD human medical crimes against humanity Episodio 1

English La Arquidiócesis de Guatemala, la Clínica de Derechos Humanos de la Facultad de Derecho de la UC Irvine, y The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo impulsan una petición de derechos humanos contra los EE. UU. por crímenes de […]

The City Project 19th Anniversary Equal Justice, Democracy & Livability for All!

September 15 . . . The City Project’s flagship project has led to LA State Historic Park, Rio de Los Angeles State Park, revitalizing the LA River, saving and expanding Baldwin Hills Park, saving Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, […]

#STOPKAVANAUGH LDF NY Times Save Diversity, Economic Vitality, Right to Vote, Police Accountability for All!

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund opposes Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court because of his rulings on matters of racial and economic equality. He Supports Racial Blindness Over Diversity and Ending Discrimination He Defends Police Misconduct Over Our […]

The Next Supreme Court Justice Could Take Away Your Civil and Human Rights – Ask Your Senators to Fill in the Blanks

As day two of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing begins, one thing is clear: Much of his record as a political operative remains a mystery. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley insists on pushing ahead with the hearing while refusing to […]

Biddy Mason Born into Slavery 200th Anniversary Forgotten L.A. . . .

  A woman born a slave in Mississippi in 1818, Biddy Mason walked behind her owner’s wagon, first to Utah then to Los Angeles. A federal judge freed her in 1856, before the US Supreme Court held slaves were not […]

California Outdoor Engagement Coalition Gathering Irvine

“Nature for the sake of community empowerment makes us people,” said Juan Martinez of Children & Nature Network as he began the California Outdoor Engagement Coalition Meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 and reaffirmed that civil rights and access to […]

Trump admin has declared war on the environment | Capitol Weekly

This op-ed was re-printed in Political Pulse, a monthly newsletter published by the owners of Capitol Weekly and distributed in Sacramento capitol area.  By Robert García Opinion August 2018 The resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was met […]