Below is a list with the titles and links to the videos of all of guest speaker's talks at our monthly meetups. If you'd like to hear these in person, sign up to our mailing list!
November 2017 - René Christian Moya
René is a socialist organizer and founder of a new left-wing media collective, Konkret Media. Born and raised in Los Angeles, René is currently active in the LA Tenants Union, agitating for housing as a human right in working class communities. He studied at Dartmouth College and the University of London.
October 2017 - Gisele Mata
Dive into the nitty-gritty of Financialization with our guest speaker, Gisele Mata from Committee for Better Banks.
September 2017 - Mary Sutton
Mary Sutton, a long-time activist, prison abolitionist, and recent graduate in the MA in Urban Sustainability at Antioch University Los Angeles, designed Collective REMAKE as her final capstone project — Build Cooperatives Not Prisons and Jails.
August 2017 - DivestLA
Working to get the city of LA to divestment from Wells Fargo, while offering an alternative:
July 2017 - Nancy Berlin of Arroyo S.E.C.O.
Alternative Finance: Timebanking and Loan Funds
June 2017 - Union De Vecinos
Fighting Gentrification in Boyle Heights
Article summary "We Need Community To Stop Gentirification" written by D@W-LA organizer Andrea Iannone
May 2017 - Prof. Howard J. Sherman
Free Healthcare and Education
Richard Bartlett from Loomio:
Tools & Culture for Participatory Organizing
Prof. Richard D. Wolff at our April 2017 Fundraiser
April 2017 - Niki Okuk and Bryan "Magnum"
March 2017 - Alfredo Carlos
Racism, Inequality, Economic Democracy & the Cooperative Mode of Production
February 2017 - Gilda Haas
Activism & Organizing for Change
December 2016 - Dr. Lis Ryder and Paul Ahrens, LUCI
Worker Cooperatives & Unions
November 2016 - Nathan Fisher
On Soviets: Workers' Councils