April 15th, 2009
Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) and their youth arm, Youth for
Environmental Justice/Youth Action clubs at Huntington Park High School, South Gate
High School and South East High School. Guests: Beatriz Montenegro (SGHS 9th
Grade), Candido Casillas (SGHS 11th Grade), Darryl Molina
(CBE Youth Program Coordinator), Mark Lopez, (CBE Youth Organizer), and Angeles
Zavala (HPHS 12th Grade, CBE Youth Organizing Intern) Collectively spoke
about fighting the proposed Vernon Power Plant, and Southeast LA responses to
CBE will be hosting a concert “One Planet, One People, One Goal: The Struggle for
Environmental Justice” Earth Day Concert April 25, 2009 at Farmlab 1745 N. Spring Street,
Los Angeles, Ca. 90012 5PM. For more info go to: www.cbecal.org.
Arlene Inouye from Coalition Against Militarism of Our Schools, spoke of military
public school opening in DeKalb County, Georgia. For more info go to:
Maria Elena Durazo, spoke at an LAUSD meeting yesterday regarding laying off of
Nick Dungey Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at CSU Northridge provided
philosophical discussion and considerations of the state of the economy.
Sean Carasso and Christina Griffith from Falling Whistles, a non-profit organization
spoke about child soldiers in the Congo. Event tonight Kai Brown at O’Brien’s on Main
Street, Santa Monica, 8PM. For more information go to: www.fallingwhistles.com.
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