30 More Days to Win Hillside Villa Apartments

On Monday, September 13, Save Our Seniors Network members hit the phones to lobby on behalf of Hillside Villa Tenants in Chinatown as they continue their fight to get Los Angeles City Council to buy their apartment building from abusing slumlord, Tom Botz. Follow the Hillside Villa Tenants Twitter account to see tweets from the … Read more

SOS Network Standing in Solidarity with 651 N. Broadway Tenants!

On Thursiday, August 26, members of SOS Network joined Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED) at an event in support of the tenants at 651 N. Broadway in Chinatown, Los Angeles.  651 N. Broadway is a “single room occupancy” building of renters, many of whom have been living there for decades and several are now … Read more

51st Annual Chicano Moratorium

51st Chicano Morotorium

CSO has been a supporter of the SOS Network campaign against Pacifica Companies’ attack on bilingual and bi-cultural senior care for Japanese American and Japanese seniors and in opposition to accelerated gentrification and displacement in Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights.  Please support their work: https://centrocso.wordpress.com

40th Anniversary of the Commission on Wartime Internment and Relocation of Civilians

CWRIC-HR40_Then and Now

It’s been 40 years since the historic “Commission Hearings” during the Japanese American community’s struggle for redress/reparations. A unifying and defining moment when the JA community, especially the former incarcerees, found voice. Join us in commemorating CWRIC and in taking up the solidarity work around HR 40 and Black reparations. Tune in on August 26. … Read more

Los Angeles CD 14 Redistricting – Your Voice Matters

CD14 Redistricting 1=4of4

Saturday, August 21, 2021 Time:  10AM Zoom RSVP:  bit.ly/LACCRCZoom To listen only, call (1) 669-254-5252, enter 161-545-4787# To submit written comments:  bit.ly/lacitycoi The Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission (LACCRC) is looking for community input as to how the lines will be drawn for Council Districts 1-15 for the next 10 years.  Currently, Highland Park-Garvanza … Read more

Support the Winnemem Wintu Tribe!

http://www.winnememwintu.us/ “The Winnemem Wintu tribe is indigenous to northern California and has been formally recognized by the California Native American Heritage Commission, an agency of the State of California with responsibility for preserving and protecting Native American sites and cultural resources in California. We once numbered approximately 14,000; by 1910, after several decades of conflict … Read more

Support Hillside Villa Tenants!

Hillside Tenants

This issue has direct relevance to the proposed closure of Sakura ICF in Boyle Heights by Pacifica Companies.  Hillside Villa renters in Chinatown have faced exorbitant rent increases, unsafe living conditions due to lack of repair work from the landlord, etc.  The landlord is unfit to be an owner and Los Angeles City has the … Read more

Solidarity Building

Solidarity works both ways in our efforts to create a more just society for all. SOS Network, the residents and families of the former Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes have been privileged to have received tremendous support from individuals and organizations outside of the Japanese American community.  This has happened because people understand that while … Read more