Category Archive: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

Apr 21 2017

2017 Good Friday Anti-War Stations of the Cross

On April 14, we had our annual Good Friday Anti-war Stations of the Cross, which again was very successful. The weather was perfect and more than 60 people joined us for our annual walk to places of darkness in the downtown area. Donald Nollar again put together a succinct and meaningful script, and we had …

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Apr 17 2017

No More War!

On Friday, April 7, the day after the U.S. fired 59 Tomahawk missiles on Syria, a contingent of organizations and Syrian immigrants came together to protest the bombing. The group took the streets of downtown L.A. during rush hour and marched to ensure that Angelenos knew there were many who were not in support of …

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Apr 13 2017

Flowers For Skid Row

The Hippie Kitchen gets many different and wonderful volunteers. Many come to offer their much-needed support in the preparation of and in serving our beans, salad, and bread. Others still envision new offerings for the downtown houseless population served at the Hippie Kitchen. Ashley and Greer have been volunteering as part of their high school’s …

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Apr 10 2017

April 2017 Agitator

Here is the APRIL Catholic Agitator In This Issue: Humiliation Of The Word by Jeff Dietrich Better Know A Volunteer: Cory Escuadro by Sarah Fuller & Theo Kayser There Is No Us Or Them by Alexandria Addesso Wealth Inequality by Theo Kayser Wealth Inequality II by Matt Harper Pacific Life Community Protesting Nukes by Alexandria …

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Apr 07 2017

Dorothy Day And The Catholic Worker Movement

There is a new video about Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement, and other prophets from the U.S., at this RT LINK on YouTube.

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Apr 03 2017

UN: Americans’ Right to Protest is in Grave Danger Under Trump

This LINK is to an alarming article that warns of the neo-fascist police state that is now gripping our nation. An excerpt: “At least 19 U.S. states have introduced bills that attack the right to protest since Donald Trump’s election as president, an ‘alarming and undemocratic’ trend, U.N. human rights investigators said this week. Maina …

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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.

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Mar 14 2017

LACW Participates In Protest To Free Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez

On Monday, March 6, members of the LACW joined with National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) in a protest outside the Immigration Courts, near Pershing square, 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 …

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Mar 12 2017

LACW Attends NoDAPL Demonstration

On February 5th, Super Bowl Sunday, a group of Los Angeles Catholic Workers and friends joined thousands of Angelenos to stand against the Dakota Access (DAPL) and Keystone XL (KXL) pipelines. The march, which went from Pershing Square to the Federal Building, came just 12 days after Donald Trump signed executive orders to begin approval …

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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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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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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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