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Coalition Hosts CA Convening/No Drones Meeting on Tuesday

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Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA: Join us in the campaign to keep the LAPD’s new drones from taking off!  Tuesday, October 7th, 6:30pm at LACAN- 838 E. 6th Street, x-street Gladys, Los Angeles 90021.

General Coalition Meeting: Join us for our next General Coalition meeting Tuesday, October 21st, 6:30pm.  Location TBA.

Join the Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA Campaign!
The heat is up! The LAPD recently received drones that Seattle residents rejected in their city.  Now they want to use them on Los Angeles!  Join the fight to keep the LAPD from using drones and taking another step forward in the militarization of police!

Join us on Tuesday October 7th at 6:30 PM for the Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA! Campaign meeting.  We will meet at LA CAN – 838 E. 6th Street, Los Angeles 90021, x-st Gladys.

Coalition Hosts California Convening

In partnership with Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Allied Media Projects, Community Justice Network for Youth, Center for Media Justice, Ella Baker Center and Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition hosted a two day convening in Los Angeles on October 3rd and 4th on Surveillance, Spying and Infiltration.  Close to 20 organizations including LA based organizations such as LA CAN, YJC, Dignity and Power, Critical Resistance and Gender Justice LA came together with fellow social justice organizers from other parts of California to engage in dialogue on intersectional movement-building, sharing of skills and knowledge, and strategize on dismantling surveillance and the police state in our lives and local communities.

Various participating grass root organizations identified the continued need to ground the dialogue in our day to day lived experience in order to build grassroots movements that expose, challenge and organize against the escalating militarization of law enforcement and policies that foster a culture of suspicion and fear, promote racial profiling, and invade privacy.  The convening concluded with a shared understanding to explore opportunities to build together. Many thanks to CARECEN for opening their space.

Will We Sleep Or Will We Fight!??!