Mike Wisniewski

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Mar 16 2018

2018 Good Friday Anti-War Stations of the Cross/Seder of Liberation

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Mar 13 2018

Day 28 – Kaleb Is Still hanging In There

Kaleb was doing okay this afternoon. He was preparing for a group of students from Denver to visit and interview him. He was also notified that the Sanitation Department would be sweeping the block tomorrow, which is highly unusual since the regular sweep day for 5th Street is Monday, as it was last week. It …

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Mar 08 2018

LACW Mike Wisniewski Risks Arrest At U.S. Representative’s Office

On Tuesday, March 6, LACW community member Mike Wisniewski joined 10 others in a nonviolent direct action at Republican U.S. Representative Steve Knight’s office in Santa Clarita, in the northeastern part of Los Angeles County. The nonviolent action was sponsored by L.A. Voice–Pico and CLUE (Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice), and was a …

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Mar 07 2018

Arrests Of Skid Row Homeless Increases In 2017

On Tuesday, March 6, day 20 of Kaleb’s hunger strike, Councilman Jose Huizar came to Skid Row to visit Kaleb and talk with him about the homeless crisis. He told Kaleb that he would like for him to attend City Council Meetings and voice his support for initiatives that Huizar wants to implement (including in …

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Mar 05 2018

LACW Kaleb Havens Not Arrested–So Far.

On Monday, March 5, the City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department Street Cleaners and LAPD chose not to sweep the block that Kaleb is on in order not to deal with a confrontation with the 57 friends who gathered in support of Kaleb and his hunger strike–day 19. There was a press conference with Channel …

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Mar 05 2018

Kaleb Risks Arrest

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Mar 02 2018

Who’s Taking Charge Of The Homeless Crisis?

The sixth in a series of L.A. Times EDITORIALS on the homeless crisis is, like the first, spot on and highlights why LACW Kaleb Havens struggles on day 17 of his hunger strike. Bottom line, City and County officials simply do nor care enough to do anything significant to end the crisis. Everyone wants to …

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Feb 28 2018

Los Angeles’ Homeless Crisis Is a National Disgrace

If you have not the opportunity to read the excellent Los Angeles Times editorial from the Sunday, February 25 edition, you can do so HERE. It is by far the best editorial they have ever published on the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, and it is why LACW Kaleb Havens is on day 15 of …

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Feb 24 2018

LACW Kaleb Havens Photo Used With Housing Story In L.A. Times

A Los Angeles Times article in the Thursday, February 22, 2018 print edition highlighted Kaleb’s photo with Emily Alpert Reyes’ article about Los Angeles lawmakers pledging to provide at least 222 housing units for homeless people. See article HERE. Today, Saturday, February 24, is Day 11 of Kaleb’s 46-day hunger strike. He is holding up …

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Feb 21 2018

LACW Kaleb Havens Interviewed By L.A. Times

Los Angeles Times columnist, Steve Lopez, interviewed Kaleb on Tuesday, February 20, and wrote an article dealing with Kaleb’s fast and the homeless crisis. See the video and read the article HERE. An excerpt: “Kaleb Havens could have given up candy, pizza or tacos for the 46 days of Lent. That would have been reasonable, …

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Feb 15 2018

LACW Kaleb Havens Begins 46-Day Hunger Strike

  Beginning on Ash Wednesday/Valentine’s Day, February 14, L.A. Catholic Worker community member Kaleb Havens began a 46-day water only hunger strike by chaining himself to a fence on 5th St. near Gladys Ave. in Skid Row to protest the way the City and County of Los Angeles have neglected the homeless and housing crises …

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Feb 15 2018

February 2018 Agitator

Here is the February Catholic Agitator In This Issue: Is Property Destruction Violent Or Nonviolent? by Theo Kayser The New Poor People’s Campaign by Dimitri Kadiev Happy Birthday, Tensie We Acted From Our Hearts – An Interview With Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya An Ideological Firestorm by Jeff Dietrich Losing My Trust And My Smile …

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