Mobilizing for Change

Human Rights

Border Update: Family of Anastasio  Petitions International Court

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016

A few weeks ago, the family of Anastasio Hernández Rojas took an unprecedented step towards justice. Bernardo Hernández Rojas, Anastasio’s brother, along...

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Educational Equity

Voice of San Diego: The District’s Ambitious New Plan to Serve English-Learners

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016

By Mario Koran I opened a story last year by zooming in on Ángel Solorzano, a student at Kearny High. Solorzano arrived at Kearny speaking very little English. When he met...

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Inclusive Democracy

The voter surge is now

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016

By Paul Mitchell The June 7  Primary in California is less than two months away.  This means the election actually begins in a little more than three weeks, when...

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Community Development

You Can Double Your Impact by Donating This Week!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016

We have a special announcement about our “I Have a Voice” campaign.   You can double your impact by making your donation this week. A generous donor will match...

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Alliance Updates

The voter surge is now


By Paul Mitchell

The June 7  Primary in California is less than two months away.  This means the election actually begins in a little more than three weeks, when voters begin receiving their absentee ballots in the mail.

And voter registration is increasing dramatically.

Report: Up to 500K Californians may be blocked from voting


Nearly half a million California voters may be unable to participate in the state’s presidential primaries on June 7 as a result of confusion in the voter registration process, a Los Angeles Times investigation has discovered.

Hundreds of thousands of Californians who intended to register as independents may have accidentally registered instead with the ultra-conservative American Independent Party (AIP), which opposes abortion rights and same-sex marriage, and calls for building a fence along the entire U.S. border.

KPBS: San Diego District 3 Candidates On The Issues


KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 3 the same five questions.

They provided either a “yes” or a “no” answer and then a short explanation, which can be viewed by clicking on the boxes in the grid below.

District 3 includes Balboa Park, Bankers Hill, Downtown, Golden Hill, Hillcrest, Little Italy, Mission Hills, Normal Heights, North Park, Old Town, South Park and University Heights. It is currently represented by Councilman Todd Gloria, who is termed out.

To read more on how the San Diego District  3 candidates stand go to KPBS here:

Challenge Accepted



Dear Friend,

You’ve inspired us.

Last week, a generous donor offered to match your efforts during our “I Have a Voice” campaign. Over 120 of you answered the call. In total, you helped us raise $8,500 to push our voter mobilization work to the next level. Thank you!

In fact, last week was such a success that our board wants to join in on the fun. We’re happy to announce that our board will match every donation received today through the end of April up to $7,500. If you haven’t yet made a donation, this is a great week to do it.