News from the Front

Dispatches From Across the Southland

  • In Loving Memory of Rev. James M. Lawson

    In Loving Memory of Rev. James M. Lawson

    Rev. James M Lawson, a giant of justice, fierce civil rights leader, and CLUE co-founder, has passed away. May his memory be a blessing and an encouragement to carry on his legacy of organizing for freedom.Read More

  • Welcoming Mauritanians to Bell

    Welcoming Mauritanians to Bell

    After release from Adelanto Detention Center in Summer 2023, 19 Mauritanian asylum seekers alight at Grace Lutheran Church in Bell. Learn about their journey and CLUE’s efforts to support immigrants like them.Read More

  • 2024 Holy Week Actions and Observances

    2024 Holy Week Actions and Observances

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    You have two special opportunities to mark Holy Week in sacred solidarity with hospitality workers continuing to struggle for their rights. MAUNDY THURSDAY: Foot Washing Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 12PM to 1PM | Hotel Maya | 700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802 Join faith leaders in a sacred action on Monday Thursday, asRead…

  • Call for Boycott of Hotel Figueroa

    Call for Boycott of Hotel Figueroa

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    After years of demanding dignity in the workplace, restaurant employees at the Hotel Figueroa’s restaurants lost their jobs in early February 2024. CLUE has been accompanying them through nonviolent direct action since then. Now we need you to sign on in solidarity asking the Hotel Figueroa and its agents to rehire the workers it unjustlyRead…

  • Support Legislation to Help Asylum Seekers Become Self Sufficient Faster

    Support Legislation to Help Asylum Seekers Become Self Sufficient Faster

    Urge congress to to pass the Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act (H.R. 1325), which reduces the wait time for asylum seekers to obtain a work permit from 180 days to just 30.Read More

  • CLUE Prepares for More Migrant Support in 2024

    CLUE Prepares for More Migrant Support in 2024

    During the past month, CLUE and the LA Welcomes Collective have continued to anticipate and prepare for the buses expected to bring migrants to Los Angeles from Texas.  Fortunately, Texas has not put busloads of people in harm’s way during the recent storms and flooding, and fewer crossings have been reported at the border duringRead…