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June 18 – SSFL Work Group Meeting

Learn About Potential for Offsite Exposures from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Wednesday, June 18th 6:30 PM  Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065 The next SSFL Work Group meeting will include a featured presentation on: Potential for Offsite Exposures Associated with the Santa Susana Field Laboratory – Dr. Yoram Cohen, Professor of […]

March 26 - Movie Presentation of Toxic Hot Seat

March 26 – Movie Presentation of Toxic Hot Seat

Join us for a screening of the HBO Documentary, Toxic Hot Seat, on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30pm at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre. The film explores the use and effects of chemical flame retardants in the United States and features PSR-LA’s Martha Dina Argüello and Ana Mascareñas.

February 5 - SSFL Work Group Meeting

February 5 – SSFL Work Group Meeting

Learn more about the nuclear and chemical contamination at the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL) and efforts to clean it up at SSFL Work Group meeting on February 5th at 6:30 pm at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065.

Jan. 9 & 10 - Chemical Security Listening Sessions in LA

Jan. 9 & 10 – Chemical Security Listening Sessions in LA

A working group of federal agencies will be in Los Angeles to hear your ideas on how we can prevent disasters at U.S. chemical facilities. Our voices are needed urgently to make sure this review includes prevention-based policies so that our health and environment can be protected.

November 6 - TOXIC HOT SEAT advance screening

November 6 – TOXIC HOT SEAT advance screening

Join us for an advance screening of the HBO documentary, TOXIC HOT SEAT, which explores Chemical Flame Retardants in the U.S. The film features PSR-LA’s Martha Dina Argüello and Ana Mascareñas. When: Wednesday, November 6th @ 6pm Where: Fowler Museum at UCLA North Campus, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1597MDXXvx175xZzddBBIl9AttOJXyEVGLuIqKputTCU/viewform TOXIC HOT SEAT follows a courageous group of […]

The Toxies: Exposed Premiere - August 15!

The Toxies: Exposed Premiere – August 15!

Join us for The Toxies: Exposed worldwide premiere in Los Angeles on August 15th. The Toxies: Exposed is a 7-webisode series following a daring investigative journalist as he chases down dangerous Toxie award winners — from farm fields to car washes — and you’re not going to believe what he found!

August 6 - Hiroshima Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

August 6 – Hiroshima Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

A public candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the 26-foot-tall nuclear mushroom cloud “Chain Reaction” peace sculpture in the Santa Monica Civic Center to remember the victims of the August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and to support efforts leading to a nuclear weapons-free world.

July 11- Ending the Afghanistan War

When: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6:30 PM Where: UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 RSVP: RSVP to Bennett Ramberg by July 10, 11 AM with your selection of $35 dinner/$39 dinner with dessert. Please bring your check payable to “Michael Intriligator,” your UCLA host. Parking is available at Structure 2, near the Faculty Center, […]

June 4 - The Fukushima-daiichi Nuclear Accident: Lessons for California

June 4 – The Fukushima-daiichi Nuclear Accident: Lessons for California

Physicians for Social Responsibility joins Friends of the Earth in announcing that the former Prime Minister of Japan, Naoto Kan, will visit Southern California June 3-5 to share his perspectives on nuclear safety and the future of nuclear power. Kan was Prime Minister in March 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami triggered the catastrophe at […]

March 29- Webinar - Fracking in California: Oil company efforts to gag doctors and public health researchers about its impacts

March 29- Webinar – Fracking in California: Oil company efforts to gag doctors and public health researchers about its impacts

Join us for a March 29th webinar as we provide an overview of oil and gas extraction in California, discuss fracking and its impacts on public health and the environment, and lay out the various regulatory and legislative efforts underway to address the quickly expanding use of fracking in California.

March 19 & 20 - Changing the Paradigm: The Intersections of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma Informed Care and Nonviolent Child Raising

March 19 & 20 – Changing the Paradigm: The Intersections of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma Informed Care and Nonviolent Child Raising

Join Echo Parenting & Education for the historic Changing the Paradigm conference – an opportunity to explore and discuss the intersections of childhood trauma, trauma informed care and nonviolent parenting.

March 14 - Tom Hayden - Social Movements and Foreign Policy

March 14 – Tom Hayden – Social Movements and Foreign Policy

Guest speaker, Tom Hayden is a former State Senator and leader of Sixties peace, justice and environmental movements. As founder and Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City, CA, Hayden remains a leading voice for ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan, and reforming politics through a more participatory democracy.

Feb 19 - Health Reform, Medicare, and Medicaid: The Future of Social Programs in an Era of Political Division

Feb 19 – Health Reform, Medicare, and Medicaid: The Future of Social Programs in an Era of Political Division

Dr. Kominski will discuss the future of health reform and the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the context of the highly polarized political environment that has permeated the debates over these essential safety-net programs.

Jan 27 - Free Screening of The Healthcare Movie

Jan 27 – Free Screening of The Healthcare Movie

When: January 27, 2:30-4:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Public Library Martin Luther King Auditorium 601 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401 RSVP: Admission is free so please bring a friend! What:  An invitation to all physicians and healthcare professionals and advocates to attend a free screening of The Healthcare Movie.  As all who are in medicine know, healthcare—its […]

Jan 26 - On Our Own Terms! Community Festival: I-710 Expansion & BNSF SCIG Railyard Proposal

Jan 26 – On Our Own Terms! Community Festival: I-710 Expansion & BNSF SCIG Railyard Proposal

When: January 26, 4-6 pm Where: The Neighborhood Church 507 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach CA 90802 What: CEHAJ, LAPWG and the BHC Air Quality Work Group will be hosting a community festival at The Neighborhood Church in Long Beach to update residents on the I710 expansion and BNSF SCIG railyard proposal. Participants will be able […]