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The Age of Trump and the Rise of Authoritarianism

The Age of Trump and the Rise of Authoritarianism

I like the title of this conference, flirting with Fascism, because what is happening in this country right now – has some vestiges of fascism – although this is not a settled question.  We still have democratic forms and some democratic rights – that we must use to advance a more just and democratic society.  However, what are some of these vestiges?

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Rain or Shine: “No Muslim Ban and No Wall Rally on Sunday in Claremont

Your invitation and reminder:

 

You are invited to the “No Muslim Ban and No Wall,” rally in Memorial Park (840 N. Indian Hill Blvd.) in Claremont beginning at 2 PM on Sunday, February 26!

This rally will bring diverse communities together to  stand in solidarity in rejecting President Trumps Executive Orders, regarding the Muslim ban and wall by peacefully rallying justice for ALL people, regardless of ones race, religion or background.

We look forward to seeing you soon! #WeThePeople #NoMuslimBan #NoWall #SolidarityRally #WeAreONE #LoveWins #IndivisibleAction #Indivisible

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-the-people-solidarity-rally-tickets-32082565818

Guest Speakers include, but not limited to:

-National Anthem sung by, Thuy-Vi Nguyen.

-Mayor of Claremont, Sam Pedroza.

-Mayor Pro Tem of Claremont: Larry Schroeder.

-Assemblywoman Eloise Reyes.

-Representative from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor, Hilda Solis’s office.

-Representative from Congresswoman, Norma Torres office.

– NAACP President of Pomona Valley, Jeanette Ellis-Roysten.

– Prof. at California State University of San Bernardino, Dany Doueiri.

-Emeritus Professor in Sociology and Chicano and Latino Studies, Jose Calderon.

-President of the Board of National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities, Hazen Foundation in NY and serves on the Board of the National Council of La Raza, Angela Sanbrano.

– Secretary of Corona/Norco Mosque and Progressive Activst, Fauzia Rizvi.

-Vice President of Islamic Center of Clarmeont, Mahmoud Tarifi and Chino Hills Mosque/Representative for the Shura Council which represents all Southern California Mosque, Ahmed Suboh.

– President of Cal Poly Pomona’s Muslim Student Association, Nishat Anzum.

– Poetry Reading by Madeline Rios.

-Latin music Rosa Martha Zarate Macias.

-Student Dreamer

This event is sponsored by Indivisible Claremont , For The People PAC & Inland Empire Resistance

Support “No Muslim Ban and No Wall” Rally in Claremont on Sunday

Please come join us in supporting the “No Muslim Ban and No Wall,” rally! This is an opportunity to come and meet other people in your community or within different communities to unite behind love instead of staying quiet when you see hate.

If there was ever a moment when our voices mattered the most, it is NOW. We can no longer sit on the sidelines with ineffective and backward policies! WE MUST join in solidarity with ALL minorities!

“We The People,” stand in solidairty with ALL of our brothers and sisters in rejecting President Trumps Executive Orders, regarding the Muslim ban and wall by peacefully rallying justice for ALL people, regardless of ones race, religion or background.

We look forward to seein…g you soon! #WeThePeople #NoMuslimBan #NoWall #SolidarityRally #WeAreONE #LoveWins #IndivisibleAction #Indivisible

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-the-people-solidarity-rally-tickets-32082565818

Guest Speakers include, but not limited to:

-National Anthem sung by, Thuy-Vi Nguyen.

-Mayor of Claremont, Sam Pedroza.

-Mayor Pro Tem of Claremont: Larry Schroeder.

-Assemblywoman Eloise Reyes.

-Represenative from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor, Hilda Solis’s office.

-Represenative from Congresswoman, Norma Torres office.

– NAACP President of Pomona Valley, Jeanette Ellis-Roysten.

– Prof. at California State University of San Bernardino, Dany Doueiri.

-Emeritus Professor in Sociology and Chicano and Latino Studies, Jose Celderon.

-President of the Board of National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communitites, Hazen Foundation in NY and serves on the Board of the National Council of La Raza, Angela Sanbrano.

– Secretary of Corona/Norco Mosque and Progressive Activst, Fauzia Rizvi.

-Vice President of Islamic Center of Clarmeont, Mahmoud Tarifi and Chino Hills Mosque/Represenative for the Shura Council which represents all Southern California Mosque, Ahmed Suboh.

– President of Cal Poly Pomona’s Muslim Student Association, Nishat Anzum.

– Poetry Reading by Madeline Rios.

-Latin music Rosa Martha Zarate Macias.

-Student Dreamer

This event is sponsored by Indivisible Claremont , For The People PAC & Inland Empire Resistence

Inauguration Protest Actions in Area

Some of protests taking place in next few days:

– United Against Hate – March in L. A. – Jan. 20th – 11 am – 6 pm (800 W. Olympic Blvd.)

– Claremont Walk-out/Action – Jan. 20th – 3 PM – Honnold.Mudd Library

-Women’s March in L. A. (9-4 pm) – Pershing Square

– Women’s March in Riverside (Jan. 21- 10 A. M.) Riverside Main Street Mall)…

-Inland Resistance – United Against Trump (Jan. 21 – 11:30 am) Ontario City Hall (303 B street)

-Resolution before Claremont City Council on defending civil rights, safety, and dignity – Claremont City Hall (207 Harvard Ave.) (Tuesday, Jan. 24th at 6 PM)

 

Article in Excelsior:  Inmigrantes Preparan Resistencia al Nivel Local Contra Trump

 

http://www.unidossc.com/articles/inmigrantes-24619-trump-california.html

CALL FOR ACTION – Supervisor Solis will continue her work on protecting the rights of Immigrants in Los Angeles County at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 10th at 10am

Hello friends,

Please join us at the upcoming County board meeting on Tuesday, January 10th at 10 am to support Supervisor Solis’ continued work on Immigrants’ rights and protections and to call on the County to establish the Office of Immigration Affairs

At the meeting, the Sheriff and the Superintendent of the Los Angeles County Office of Education will report back on how they have responded to the directives in Supervisor Solis’ Immigration Protection Motion (http://hildalsolis.org/supervisors-solis-and-kuehl-call-for-la-county-strategy-to-protect-immigrant-communities/). 

We need your voice! 

 And, the other supervisors and County leaders need to hear how the Immigration Protection Motion and an Office of Immigration Affairs would help our community.

Please let me know if you are able to attend and if you can bring others.

Take care and Happy New Year!

Rachel Barbosa
District Director – San Gabriel Valley, East
Office of Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, First District
rbarbosa@bos.lacounty.gov
2245 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, CA 91767, (909) 593-3661, (909) 593-9038 fax

Invitation to 14th Annual Cesar Chavez Pilgrimage March and Celebration

14TH ANNUAL CESAR CHAVEZ PILGRIMAGE MARCH AND CELEBRATION

 

Theme:  Our Community Voice Matters -Vote With Our Feet and at the Ballot Box: Support Ethnic Studies, Immigrant Rights, Minimum Wage, and Funding for Education

 

What: 14th Annual Cesar Chavez Pilgrimage, with a program of speakers, live music and food

When: Saturday, April 9, 2016; 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 PM

Where: starting at 9:30 a.m. at Pomona School District Headquarters (800 S. Garey Ave.) with noted community speakers and followed with a pilgrimage walk to Garey High School (321 W. Lexington Ave., Pomona, Ca) where a celebration will take place from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Open to the Public).

Starting at 9:30 A. M. at Pomona School District Headquarters (800 S. Garey Ave.) at the site of a 300-year-old tree to celebrate and listen to speakers who represent the wisdom of the elders on some of the issues affecting our communities. Followed by a march led by Danza Grupo Toyaacan to Garey High School where a young tree will be planted and where youth speakers will share words on the issues affecting them. A snake dance, afterward, involving everyone, will brings together the diverse generations in a snake dance symbolizing the unity that is needed between the various generations in overcoming obstacles to advance a more just and equal society.

 (Pomona, CA) – A coalition of local leaders, parents, students, teachers, and community groups will honor civil rights leader Cesar Chavez with the 14th Annual Community Pilgrimage, commemorating the pilgrimages that Chavez led to highlight the issues of social justice in our diverse communities. The pilgrimage honors the birthday of Cesar Chavez on March 31 and also the day he passed away, on April 23, as part of continuing a legacy of advancing human rights,  peace, and social justice in the region. As in previous years, a ceremony at 9:30 A. M. in front of the PUSD Administrative Offices, will include elder leaders from the community who will honor a 300-year old tree, symbolizing respect for our elders and the sacredness of the environment (including PUSD Superintendent Richard Martinez, Bishop Herbert Wilkins, Jeanette Royston from the NAACP, Tony Cerda from the Ohlone Tribe, and Angela Sanbrano from the Latino/a Roundtable).   After, a pilgrimage walk will make its way to Garey High School where a small tree will be planted and various speakers will speak on the importance of ensuring the development of our future leaders, our young people (including Cesar Chavez’s grandson Andres Chavez, Garey High School principal Stacey Wilkins, Garey High School Stand-out Karina Aguilar, and Mt. Sac Student Government leaders Fabian Pavon and Alejandro Juarez. Scholarships will be presented to students who best represent the principles and values of community engagement.  The entertainment will include the Son Real Band, Danza Azteca Toyaacan, Le Chic Filipino Dance Group, VOM Dance Group , Singer Paola La Portanguila, and Lincoln High Ballet Folklorico. Food will be available for purchase with all the proceeds going to student scholarships.

Sponsors: Latino/Latina Roundtable; Pomona Unified School District, PUSD Parents, University of LaVerne, Cal Poly Cesar Chavez Center for Higher Education; Mount Sac Associated Students; Culture Shock Club, Psychology Club, M. E. C. H. A., D. B. A. Club, BSU Club, CSULB: Lambda That Phi Ltin Fraternity; Mote Vista UU Congregation, Senator Connie M. Leyva, Frank Guzman, Cardenas, La Cachanilla, NAACP, Pomona Valley Branch 1085B,  IDEAS, NAACP, National Council of Negro Women, Encuentros Organization, Rural and Urban Social Movements class, Pitzer Latino Student Union, Pomona Economic Opportunity Center, Pomona Inland Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Project, UFCW 1428, Fairplex, Pomona Premiere

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November 10th March for $15/hr Wage

We would like to extend an invitation to you to join thousands for the National Day of Action in LA.  We will march for racial, social and economic justice. Fight for $15.

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Support May Day 2014

Support May Day 2014 in San Bernardino, Thursday at 10 A. M. See new event. Continue reading

Please CAll Today: AB 60 call in action – Spread the word!

Below letter form Latin@s Roundtable Immigrant Rights Committee:

Assembly Member wants to amend AB 60 to include the language for a marked license to say ‘for driving purposes only’.
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