1305 Franklin Street #411
Oakland, CA 94607
Longtime progressive activist Larry Hales is a national organizer for the People’s Power Assemblies, (peoplespowerassemblies.org) and a contributing editor of Workers World newspaper (workers.org). Hales spent a lot of time in Wisconsin in 2011-12, supporting the “people’s uprising” after the occupation of the state capitol in February 2011. He has been on the front lines protesting police brutality, fighting for affirmative action, supporting political prisoners and working in solidarity with women’s, LGBTQ and labor struggles.
Hales has written extensively on the above issues as well as cultural and international issues. A major focus of his organizing work has been on the education crisis in the U.S.
Internationally, Hales has been a featured speaker at various events in Africa, Bangladesh, Cuba, Jordan, and Palestine. He spoke at the International League of Peoples Struggle Conference in the Philippines a few years ago, in Venezuela in 2007 with the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York, at a conference in Libya in 2008, and at the Silver Jubilee of the Socialist Party of Bangladesh in 2010.
Refreshments will be provided, wheelchair accessible.