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Alliance San Diego Denounces President Trump’s Vile, Racist Comments

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SAN DIEGO -- Alliance San Diego deplores Donald Trump’s most recent vile and racist comments about Africa nations and the African diaspora. Trump’s comments have the potential to set the tone and shape attitudes across the country and are irresponsible.

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California Releases First Annual Report on Racial And Identity Profiling

Alliance San Diego plays key role in addressing racial profiling

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San Diego/Sacramento -  California's Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board has released its first annual report on racial and identity profiling in law enforcement. As required by AB 953, each year the RIPA Board must produce a report on the past and current status of racial and identity profiling with policy recommendations for eliminating it.

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SAN DIEGO FIRES: Important Reminder on California Law Protecting Disaster Evacuees in California

SAN DIEGO, CA --  As San Diego grapples with the fast-moving Lilac Fire in North County and the potential for more wildfires due to extreme dry conditions, it is important to remember that the safe evacuation of those affected should be the number one priority.

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Public Is "Seen, But Not Heard" in Search for New SDPD Chief

SAN DIEGO, CA  --  The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency will be stepping up the pressure for an open, inclusive and transparent search process for the San Diego Police Department's new chief during a special City Council hearing today at 9:30 a.m.

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Statement on City Council Push for Dedicated Funds To Address Homelessness in San Diego

Earlier today, Councilmember David Alvarez asked Council President Myrtle Cole to docket an item on the council agenda to discuss a possible city charter amendment to open up a new revenue source dedicated to address homelessness. The amendment would then go before the voters in November 2018.

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Town Hall on Closing California's Commercial Property Tax Loophole

SAN DIEGO, CA - Join neighbors, community leaders, and local elected officials at a community town hall on Wednesday, Nov. 1 to learn more about the #MakeItFairCA campaign to revitalize our neighborhoods by closing California's commercial property tax loophole and restore over $9 billion annually for local communities. 
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Alliance San Diego Reacts To Decision To End DACA

San Diego, CA - Today, the Trump Administration made a shameful decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program while giving Congress a six-month delay to come up with a legislative solution. This irresponsible decision will put nearly 800,000 young people, including up to 40,000 San Diegans, at risk in a political tug-of-war.

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Charlottesville is a Reminder That We Need to Uplift Inclusion, Not Exclusion

This our chance to fulfill the promise of America, an America that holds out the belief that all of us were created equal, with an inalienable right to pursue life, liberty, and happiness. That promise buckles under the weight of racism, discrimination and bias, which at their core are about exclusion, not inclusion, and have saddled this country since its formation.

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RECAP: TELEPHONIC PRESS BRIEFING - U.S. Has So Far Failed to Respond to International Tribunal in Killing by Border Agents

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TELEPHONIC PRESS BRIEFING 

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U.S. Has So Far Failed to Respond to International Tribunal in Killing by Border Agents

Family of Anastasio Hernández-Rojas has yet to be notified of a formal response by the Trump administration

San Diego -- In the first-ever case of an extrajudicial killing by law enforcement against the United States, the Trump administration has so far ignored one of the most respected international human rights organizations. 
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