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General Coalition Meeting: Join us for our next general Coalition Meeting! We’ll be unveiling the NO DRONES IN L.A. Campaign! Tuesday July 15th at 6:30pm at the Downtown UCLA Labor Center at 675 S. Park View Ave., Los Angeles – adjacent to MacArthur Park.
Peoples’ World Cup: Join us as we stand in Solidarity with the displaced and oppressed globally who are caught up in the modern neoliberal meat-grinder of austerity and uneven development. We’ll be playing a pick-up game on skid row at LACAN – 838 E. 6th Street, LA – at 5:00pm, followed by a march to the Federal Detention Center where the 3rd Place match between the Netherlands and Brazil will be broadcast on the walls of the facility.
No Drones in LA!
The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition invites you to our monthly General Coalition Meeting. Join us in planning the “No Drones in LA!” campaign. Communities across the world are speaking out and taking action against Drones. They spy, they kill, they crash.
We say No to Drones in LA and need to stop LAPD’s recent acquisition of drones and make sure these drones never get off the ground in our town! Join us Tuesday July 15th at 6:30pm at the Downtown UCLA Labor Center at 675 S. Park View Ave., Los Angeles – adjacent to MacArthur Park.
Law-Suit Filed Against SAR
In other news, the ACLU along with Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and othershave filed a lawsuit on behalf of 5 plaintiffs who’ve been targeted by the national Suspicious Activity Reporting initiative, operationalized locally through Special Order 1. Another nail in the coffin of the surveillance state!
Recap: Charlie Beck Gets an ‘F’
This week the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, along with several other organizations, confronted the LAPD Police Commission to rally against the re-appointment of current Chief Charlie Beck. The Coalition exposed Beck’s bleak record as chief, and called on the commission to investigate the chief for human rights violations.
The Peoples’ World Cup
Saturday, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition along with LACAN, Youth Justice Coalition and several other organizations are participating in The Peoples’ World Cup, an event in solidarity with those displaced and repressed due to global sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup, which hold our popular sports hostage in the service of profit, at the expense of real people. We’ll be playing a pick-up game on skid row at LACAN – 838 E. 6th Street, LA – at 5:00pm, followed by a march to the Federal Detention Center where the 3rd Place match between the Netherlands and Brazil will be broadcast on the walls of the facility.
In the Media:
Glenn Greenwald releases list of people targeted by NSA Surveillance. They include prominent members of Muslim and Islamic organizations. Read More…
LAPD Chief Beck hears mixed bag of feedback in East LA Read More….
Angelenos Denounce Chief Beck’s proposed reappointment at the Police Commission Meeting Read More…
Drones over the Homeland: from Border Security to National Security Read More…