Dear 518/522 Valencia Community & Allies,
After months of planning, construction, hard work and patience the new community space (in the same building where AROC is located) – 518 Valencia – is now available for use!
AROC is honored to sign on to the below statement coming directly from organizations and civil society in Gaza.
Article 13 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights clearly states that:
(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement
By Kali Akuno, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions or BDS movement, launched in 2005 to uproot the zionist settler-colonial project and dismantle the Israeli apartheid state following the various setbacks to the Palestinian liberation
UPCOMING EVENT! On May 17th, the SWAT Team of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and members of the FBI raided the home of Carlos Montes, a long time Chicano activist and leader of the famous student walkouts in East
Two weeks ago, AYO hosted a summer political education and leadership development intensive. Students participated in workshops to learn about racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, and other oppression.
Thank you to everyone who came and contributed to AROC’s Open House and Social on July 16th. We packed the new space at 518 Valencia and had a wonderful show of food, musicians, poets, and young artists.