Los Angeles events
March 20 antiwar march and rally
The March 20 demo could be sizable. Several buses are already coming from outlying areas, many more than usual. There will be an opening rally at the assembly site as well as the main rally. Both will have bands, as well as speakers. Rock City News is hosting a vegetarian dinner with four bands afterwards, from 5-8 pm, at Qtopia, which is near the assembly site. $2 donation.
Check the ANSWER LA website for full logistics and details.
Petra Kelly’s legacy
Wed., March 17, 7 pm
8124 W. 3rd, LA
Potluck dinner follow, donations welcome
Hosted by Los Angeles Greens for Women’s History Month
Petra Kelly was cofounder of the German Green Party, which was the mothership for Greens. Her contributions were enormous and lasting.
She forged a new vision uniting ecological concerns with radical disarmament, social justice, and human rights.
The presentation emphasizes Kelly’s life and education in the U.S., her many campaigns and their legacy, and her relevance to the Green movement today.
Guest Speaker: Claire Greensfelder, longtime peace, environment and justice activist, who collaborated with Petra Kelly through their common affiliation with WEDO – The Women’s Environment and Development Organization – an international policy organization founded by former U.S. Congresswoman Bella Abzug in 1991.