March for Immigrants -Coachella Valley Thursday February 2nd, 6 p.m. Meet at Francis Stevens Park 500 N Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs , Ca 92262 March will begin at the Park, walk through the Street Fair and down TahquitzAvenue to the big Fountain in front of the airport. For more information and RSVP go to Facebook page for Democracy in Action Coachella Valley
StartFragment Nearly 250 people packed the clubhouse at Date Palm Country Club in Cathedral City Saturday to hear an ACLU attorney claim that America's liberties and freedoms are "under attack" within days of Donald Trump becoming President. James Gilliam, deputy director of the Southern California chapter of the ACLU, pledged that over 300 attorneys from the nation's largest civil rights organization will fight for the rights of immigrants, disabled persons, the LGBT communi
JOIN US SATURDAY JANUARY 28TH OUR THEME FOR THE YEAR IS "COMMIT TO ACT 2017" AND WE'RE GETTING OFF TO A GREAT START WITH JAMES GILLIAM, DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU), AS OUR FEATURED SPEAKER. COME LEARN ALL ABOUT WHAT THE ACLU IS PLANNING AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. COMMIT TO ACT! 2:00 P.M AT DATE PALM COUNTY CLUB 36200 DATE PALM DRIVE, CATHEDRAL CITY WE EXTEND A BIG WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS FROM HERITAGE PALMS!
Please join us in welcoming James Gilliam the deputy executive director at the ACLU of Southern California. Since April 2010, he has overseen the day-to-day operations of the organization. Before joining ACLU SoCal, James was a litigation associate and pro bono coordinator at Paul Hastings. He led the team that worked pro bono with ACLU SoCal on the B-18 class action lawsuit challenging detention conditions for undocumented individuals held in Los Angeles. James is also an ad
StartFragment Greetings Everyone, Here's is an update for activates to protest and voice concern over the looming madness of Trump. The primary day of action is this Saturday, January 21st. I previously sent info about the one in Palm Desert at 10:30am at Civic Center Park, and now there are two others. These are both Women's Marches(not exclusively so), one is in Palm Springs, and for those in the High Desert, there is one in Yucca Valley. All three(3) take place this weeken
Join the Women's March in Los Angeles. Activists are organizing marches in many cities with Washington DC spearheading the event. Women from all over the country will demonstrate their opposition to the Trump election. As Bob Bland an organizer for the Washington DC event told Reuters " We cannot allow ourselves to give up, put our heads down and not hold this administration accountable for any violation of human rights or women's rights". In an invitation from Judith Antonio
ACTION ALERT! ACTIVATE ALL YOUR COMMUNICATION CHANNELS (email, Facebook, Twitter, your phone, etc) TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR OUR COURAGEOUS CONGRESSMAN RUIZ AND HIS DECISION NOT TO ATTEND THE TRUMP INAUGURATION. We know this is a decision that could cost him support from local Independents and Republicans, so he really needs us to rally round him, in the same way he is rallying support for all the values we know are essential to defend. In an interview with the KMIR news team
StartFragment Assemblymember Garcia joins Speaker and Senate Pro Tem to Support Perez for Supervisor State Legislators join forces to recommend V. Manuel Perez fill vacant Riverside supervisorial seat. (SACRAMENTO, CA.)—Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) joined Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and Senate President pro Tempore, Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) in submitting a letter of support urging V. Manuel Perez’s appointment to vacant District 4, Riversid
Mark your calendar and let's be there to represent. Here is an important message from our Congressman Raul Ruiz's office..... StartFragment Dear Friend: Congressman Ruiz is hosting a special "Our First Stand: Save Health Care" event and needs you there. Let us stand together as a community for a day of action on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 2pm, to fight to preserve access to high-quality, affordable health care for millions of Americans. We need your help to get the word ou
Vote for your representatives to the California Democratic Party State Central Committee and Executive Board. Turn out to vote starting tomorrow! This weekend, January 7 or 8 vote at your local Assembly District Election Meeting. *Make sure to check times and locations as they may have changed. You are able to vote in these elections if you are a registered Democrat in the Assembly District. If you are not a registered Democrat, you may register to vote as a Democrat on site.