Street/Push-cart Vendor Campaign: La Opinion Article

Los Angeles' Spanish-language daily, La Opinion, printed a story which features the work of NLG-LA in collaboration with East LA Community Corporation, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, and Union del Barrio around protecting the rights of street vendors.

To access the article, please click here (article is in Spanish).

Protecting the Right to Protest

"Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it." -Howard Zinn

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The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (founded in 1937), is an association of human rights lawyers, law students, legal workers and jail house lawyers, dedicated to the belief that human rights are more sacred than property interests.

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