On Monday, more than 200 clergy, faculty, workers, and students descended on Pomona College for a loving lunch as Pomona dining hall workers prepared for a union election on April 30th. Attendees wore “The Union = Love” buttons, reminding onlookers that workers were organizing not to pick a fight with Pomona, but to better integrate
Join us as we honor our 2013 Giants of Justice. We’re “Breaking Down Barriers, Building The Dream.” St Anthony’s Croatian Catholic Church 712 N Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 For more information contact Nicole at (213) 481-3740 ext. 100 Register here!
Keaton Andreas, a former CLUE-LA Young Religious Leader Fellow, is an alumnus of Texas Christian University and Fuller Theological Seminary. We were blessed to host him as an intern and fellow from 2010-2011. He is currently the mid-Atlantic organizer for Bread for the World. Like Keaton, many young people of faith have discerned a vocation
Are you looking for a meaningful summer job? Do you want to walk with workers? Do you seek justice in your community? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, this is the program for you. CLUE-LA’s Ziegler Young Religious Leaders Fellows trains students, youth, clergy, and seminarians in our faith-rooted organizing model, while
Rev. Ignacio receiving ashes at Pomona College Ash Wednesday is a day dedicated by Christianity to remind all that we are one. “Remember that you are dust…” says the liturgist as she or he places ashes on the forehead of the participant. This statement is a reminder of our common humanity and or the common
Unite with us to honor the 2012 Giants of Justice and to “Occupy Our Faiths”. For more information contact Andy at (213) 481-3740 ext. 107 Register here!
15 years ago, CLUE-LA was founded on the principle that “All Religions Believe in Justice.” Within two years, CLUE-LA had already demonstrated “its ability to mobilize L.A.’s religious community across class, racial, religious and geographic lines.” An LA Times article from 1998 describes our early days. CLUE-LA is proud to honor two of the leaders
CLUE-LA is proud to honor Bishop Gabino Zavala as one of our 2011 Giants of Justice. Bishop Zavala, a native of Mexico, was raised in Los Angeles, California. Following secondary school, Bishop attended and completed the course of studies both at St. John’s Seminary College and Theologate. He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Los
by Lynda Berg, CLUE-LA Intern I was able to join our friends at CHIRLA and Pilipino Worker Center recently as we took a trip up to Sacramento for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Lobby Day. It was a whirlwind day, there and back in less than 30 hours; but it was an incredible time
Rev. Jim Conn starts things. If it isn’t a new social service project, he’s stirring up trouble somewhere else. Throughout his adult life it’s been social justice or politics or human services. One of his life-long friends calls him “an entrepreneur of the social sector.” Others just think he is crazy, but it’s all rooted