- 1 Dred and Diaz
- 2 UFPJ rally
- 3 Jobs with Justice
- 4 Organizing the Recovery
- 5 Communist Party speaker
- 6 Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward
- 7 ""Introduction to Black feminism"
- 8 Black Ideological Struggle Webinar
- 9 FLIC and allies
- 10 Florida Student Power Network connection
- 11 "Black love"
- 12 References
Dred and Diaz
Marky Dred June 12 2018:
- Michael Albert - activist, author of "Remembering Tomorrow: From SDS to Life After Capitalism" & founder of Z-Magazine
- Lucas Benitez - Coalition of Immokalee Workers
- Debra Booth - AFL-CIO & Central Florida Labor Council
- Congresswoman Corrine Brown
- Scott Camil - Veterans for Peace
- Michael Canney - Green Party of Florida, Co-Chair
- Matt De Vlieger - Students for a Democratic Society @ UCF (M.C. of the day)
- Denise Diaz - Central Florida Jobs with Justice
- Senator Mike Gravel - Anti-war Candidate for President '08
- Clifton Hicks - Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW)
- Jesse Kern - Veterans for Peace (Korean War Veteran)and Communist Party USA supporter.
- Omar Masri - Speaker from UFPJ Steering Committee
- Peg McIntire (97yo) - Grandparents for Peace, St. Augustine
- David Rucker - Metropolitan Democratic Black Caucus & former President of the Orange County NAACP
- Bruce Wright - St. Pete for Peace
- Lydia Vickers - CodePink
Jobs with Justice
Organizing the Recovery
Organizing the Recovery: State-Based Activism on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was held at Capitol Skyline Hotel 10 “I” Street SW, Washington, DC May 10-12, 2010.
Participants included Denise Diaz - Central Florida Jobs with Justice.
Communist Party speaker
- Denise Diaz is the executive director of Central Florida Jobs with Justice, and serves on the board of National Jobs with Justice. She received her BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her activism began in organizing on the South Side of Chicago. Later she worked as a tenants’ rights organizers in immigrant communities outside of D.C.
- Originally from Puerto Rico, Denise’s parents raised her and her brother on the northwest side of Chicago. Her parents worked hard in the airline catering industry as active union members to provide a better life for their children. In 2007, Denise moved to the Sunshine state to raise her two children and continue community organizing on worker rights issues. From informational picketing in front of major employers to community meeting on racial profiling, you’ll find Denise and her family.
- Denise has been the Executive Director of Central Florida Jobs with Justice for over 5 years now. Central Florida JWJ is a coalition of unions, community based groups, faith based and student groups that work together on economic justice campaigns. The coalition is based out of Orlando, and is made up of over 25 organizations.
Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward
Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.
- Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?
- This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.
Those invited, on Facebook included Denise Diaz.
""Introduction to Black feminism"
Tuesday, August 15 at 8:30 PM
Created for Black August Practice Group.
Sendolo Diaminah August 15, 2017;
- Black people! Tonight my beloved sister Adrienne Maree Brown is leading a web discussion about Black Feminism as part of a series of Black August political education sessions hosted by Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Freedom Road Socialist Organization, and BOLD.
Those indicating they would attend on Facebook included Denise Diaz.
Black Ideological Struggle Webinar
Black Ideological Struggle: Radical, Liberal, Conservative Public · Hosted by Sendolo Diaminah and Cazembe Jackson
Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 8:30 PM
Created for Black August Practice Group
- Join Sendolo Diaminah for a conversation about why Black radicals can and must learn how to effectively engage liberal and conservative ideologies among our people.
- September 2, 2017. Hey family! Here is the final recording from the Black August webinars! Sendolo Diaminah took lots of patience and creativity breaking down Black Ideological Struggle for us.
Those saying they would attend, on Facebook included Denise Diaz.
FLIC and allies
Florida Immigrant Coalition April 21 2018:
Powerful experience and powerful connections with members and guests from Farmworker Association of Florida, YAYA - National Farm Worker Ministry, Florida Student Power Network, QLatinx, UNITE HERE Central Florida, Central Florida AFL- CIO, We Are All America, Organize Florida, FL HeretoStay, SEIU Florida, WeCount, Coqui Language Collective, Palm Beach County Coalition for Immigrant Rights, Miami Workers Center, Florida KIDS COUNT and more! — with Aashutosh Pyakuryal, Curtis Hierro, Tomas Kennedy, Isabel Sousa-Rodriguez, Mike Thom, Mike V. Cocco, Denise Diaz and Tessa Petit in Apopka, Florida.
Florida Student Power Network connection
Florida Student Power Network January 11, 2017:
Denise Diaz December 14, 2015: