Mike W

Author's details

Name: Mike Wisniewski
Date registered: July 4, 2012
URL: http://lacatholicworker.org

Latest posts

  1. The LACW Annual Spring Events Not To Be Missed — March 22, 2017
  2. A LAST CHANCE FOR RESISTANCE — March 20, 2017
  3. HOMELESSNESS AGENCY TO BE GUTTED BY TRUMP BUDGET CUTS — March 16, 2017
  4. LACW Participates In Protest To Free Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez — March 14, 2017
  5. LACW Attends NoDAPL Demonstration — March 12, 2017

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Mar 22 2017

The LACW Annual Spring Events Not To Be Missed

If you have never attended either of these events, we highly recommend that you try attending, you will have no regrets.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/22/the-lacw-annual-spring-events-not-to-be-missed

Mar 20 2017

A LAST CHANCE FOR RESISTANCE

The article under this LINK clarifies that “we the people” are rapidly running out of time to carry out mass protests and acts of nonviolent civil disobedience against this neo-fascist regime and its barbaric and immoral policies. An excerpt: “The crawl toward despotism within a failed democracy is always incremental. No regime planning to utterly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/20/a-last-chance-for-resistance

Mar 16 2017

HOMELESSNESS AGENCY TO BE GUTTED BY TRUMP BUDGET CUTS

Trump’s proposed budget cuts will shutter the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (Usich) and cut funds for low-income housing that could drastically increase the number of homeless. This LINK explains the hard-hearted and draconian budget cuts that will severely affect the poorest in our midst, and this LINK explains how this neo-fascist regime believes cutting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/16/homelessness-agency-to-be-gutted-by-trump-budget-cuts

Mar 14 2017

LACW Participates In Protest To Free Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez

Members of the LACW participated in a protest in an effort to stop the potential deportation of a man with four U.S. citizen children following his arrest near a school in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood. Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez made national headlines after his 13-year-old daughter, Fatima Avelica, recorded video showing him being detained Tuesday morning by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/14/lacw-participates-in-protest-to-free-romulo-avelica-gonzalez

Mar 12 2017

LACW Attends NoDAPL Demonstration

Recently members of the LACW attended a No Dakota Access Pipeline (NoDAPL) demonstration in downtown L.A. in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Recent events at the pipeline site include the North Dakota Army National Guard’s deployment of two surface-to-air missile-launchers near a critical work site, and in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, almost 11 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/12/lacw-attends-nodapl-demonstration

Mar 05 2017

NUCLEAR MIDNIGHT IS CLOSER THAN EVER–SO WHERE IS THE RESISTANCE?

This LINK is to a good article by former LACW community member Allison McGillivray, which tells an interesting story and prompts serious reflection for all. An excerpt: “The continued concern of nuclear annihilation is neither outdated nor unfounded. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced in January we are closer to doomsday than ever before, basing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/05/nuclear-midnight-is-closer-than-ever-so-where-is-the-resistance

Mar 04 2017

WHO SAID IT CANNOT HAPPEN HERE?

This LINK is to an interesting article that should cause us to pause and reflect upon the dangerous path this nation is now traveling. An excerpt: “Donald Trump’s candidacy and now, presidency, have resurrected a public discourse not heard in this country since the Great Depression — an anxious discourse about the possible triumph in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/04/who-said-it-cannot-happen-here

Feb 21 2017

LACW Bids Farewell To Dr. Gayle Wood, DDS

On Saturday, February 18, the LACW closed our soup kitchen to attend the memorial service for one of our volunteer dentists, Dr. Gayle Wood, who passed away suddenly on January 15, at age 57. Dr. Gayle is missed by all who knew her. Dr. Gayle, a single mom, left behind two twin 15-year old sons, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/21/lacw-bids-farewell-to-dr-gayle-wood-dds

Feb 19 2017

LACW Stands With Standing Rock

Recently the LACW was represented at an anti-DAPL/Keystone XL pipeline demonstration held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in downtown Los Angeles, where approximately 1000 people gathered. At about 6pm the group processed into the street shutting down traffic on Wilshire Blvd–there were no arrests. LACW volunteer Pat Bonner is in top right …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/19/lacw-stands-with-standing-rock-2

Feb 19 2017

POPE AND BISHOP CHALLENGE ORGANIZERS TO DISRUPT, REBUILD U.S. POLITICAL ORDER

This LINK and this LINK are to two inspiring articles regarding the U.S. regional meeting of the World Meeting of Popular Movements this weekend in Modesto, California. An excerpt: 1) “It took all of six minutes for San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy to rouse a crowd of nearly 700 community organizers and social justice “protagonistas” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/19/pope-and-bishop-challenge-organizers-to-disrupt-rebuild-u-s-political-order

Feb 15 2017

LACW Supports Measure S On The Los Angeles March 7 Ballot

Measure S is an initiative to change the city’s laws governing changes to the general plan and development projects. It is the premier anti-gentrification measure. The Los Angeles Catholic Worker supports this measure because we believe it will help save housing for the homeless, poor, and working people. Measure S is also supported by our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/15/lacw-supports-measure-s-on-the-los-angeles-march-7-ballot

Feb 13 2017

Legal Team Available For Immigration Issues

Dolores Mission Church, the LACW adopted parish, hosts the (free) Loyola Law School Immigrant Justice Clinic each Wednesday from 2:30 – 5pm in the parish hall located at 171 South Gless Street, Los Angeles, 90033. If you, or someone you know, needs legal assistance with an immigration issue, please arrive early to get a number. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/13/legal-team-available-for-immigration-issues

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