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!
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
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
The 8th Annual Giants of Justice Breakfast, on Thursday, May 26, will honor these local leaders in the multi-faith movement for worker justice:
- Rev. Jim Conn, Director of New Ministries, Cal-Pac Annual Conference, United Methodist Church
- Hon. Jackie Goldberg, Assemlymember Emeritus
- Bishop Gabino Zavala, Auxiliary Bishop, San Gabriel Region Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles
- Betsy Estudillo, “Emerging Giant” Organizer, Clean Car Wash Campaign, AFL-CIO
Each week CLUE-LA will highlight one of our Giants of Justice and share their story with you.