Archive for March, 2016

Updated Route/Flyer: March For Respect and Abandoned Library Takeover! (Monday, 3/14)

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

March 4 Respect details Flyer

 

Please join us Monday, March 14th, 9:00AM – 8:00PM, for a March and TAKEOVER of an Abandoned L.A. City library in South Central at 6527 Crenshaw Blvd! Marchers will arrive at the library at 2:00PM and stay until 8:00PM for workshops, free meals, resources and youth performances. Young people of color in L.A. want and DESERVE more Youth Centers, Youth Jobs, and Community Peace-builders in our communities, NOT more Prisons, Police, and Empty Lots!

Then, on Tuesday, March 15th, 9:30AM at City Hall to push LA to invest in youth!

*Go to www.laforyouth.org for more Details and a Map of the march routes.

*TWEET/INSTAGRAM: @YouthJusticeLA @LA4Youth
‪#‎LA4Youth‬ ‪#‎MarchForRespect‬

WHY ARE WE TAKING OVER AN ABANDONED LIBRARY?

On Monday, March 14, youth and their allies from across LA will march a total of 50 miles from 10 different directions and take over an abandoned library to demand that LA invest in youth development. The LA City Library’s Hyde Park branch on Crenshaw and 66th has been abandoned since 2004.

Four years ago, in December of 2011, youth leaders with the Youth Justice Coalition tried to convert this library into a temporary community center to demonstrate the need for …

Community Takeover of Hyde Park’s Abandoned Library! Monday, March 14th

Friday, March 11th, 2016

2016 Final Side 1 LA for Youth March 4 Respect Library Takeover

Youth, Community, Media and Public Officials:

Please join us Monday, March 14th, 10AM – 8PM, for a march and takeover of an abandoned LA City library at 6527 Crenshaw Blvd- Marchers will arrive at the library at 2PM and stay until 8 for workshops, free meals, resources and youth performances.

Then, on Tuesday, March 15th, 9:30AM at City Hall to push LA to invest in youth!

*Go to www.laforyouth.org for more details and a map of the march routes.

WHY ARE WE TAKING OVER AN ABANDONED LIBRARY?

On Monday, March 14, youth and their allies from across LA will march a total of 50 miles from 10 different directions and take over an abandoned library to demand that LA invest in youth development. The LA City Library’s Hyde Park branch on Crenshaw and 66th has been abandoned since 2004.

Four years ago, in December of 2011, youth leaders with the Youth Justice Coalition tried to convert this library into a temporary community center to demonstrate the need for more positive activities for youth. As youth were sweeping up trash and setting up food and information tables, the LAPD reacted with full force. According to media who covered the event: …

Memorial Service for Ernest Shepard III Saturday, March 5, 2016

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Big Ern VIVE Flyer

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 1-4PM

Memorial Service for Ernest Shepard III
Saturday, March 5, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Love Lifted Me Missionary Baptist Church
Hardy Hall (located behind the sanctuary, accesible from Hyde Park Blvd.)
6501 Crenshaw Blvd. (at 65th Street north of Florence)
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Thank you for all your donations to help Big Ern’s friends

and family meet his cremation and memorial expenses.