Members of the Socialist Party L.A. Local joined a crowd of roughly 600 people in the Martin Luther King Coalition's 4 Mile March in Los Angeles. Prior to the march, the Local participated in a surveillancetraining with the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition.
 
 
The Central New Jersey Socialist Party held its weekly anti-war demo at Ft. Monmouth in conjunction with the Witness Against Torture n and Socialist Party USA Anti-War and Prison Industrial Complex national campaigns to close Guantanamo and end torture.
 
 
Members of the Socialist Party L.A. Local and the Socialist Party Ventura Local joined the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition to address the LAPD at a public hearing about body cameras in Canoga Park, CA. For more details about the Stop LAPD Coalition's work, please visit
http://stoplapdspying.org/
 
 
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Gabe and Mimi from the Socialist Party Los Angeles Local lent their support to the striking Kaiser mental health clinicians in front of the Kaiser facility in West Los Angeles. According to the National Union of Healthcare Workers, "Kaiser does not staff its psychiatry departments with enough mental health clinicians - psychologists, therapists, social workers, and psychiatric workers - to meet the needs of its patients. Due to this staff shortage, our schedules are booked solid. Patients are forced to wait weeks, even months for treatment. For patients suffering from depression, anxiety, and other debilitating mental conditions, these delays can be insurmountable obstacles.

 
 
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Northern NJ Local members joined member of NJ Peace Action to kicking off a week of actions to close Guantanamo and end torture.