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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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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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U.S. Set to Break Precedent, Ignore International Tribunal in Killing by Border Agents

Time is almost up for the Trump administration to respond to the extrajudicial killing of Anastasio Hernández-Rojas at the hands of border agents

San Diego, CA - The Trump administration has until Thursday to respond to the first ever case of an extrajudicial killing by law enforcement against the United States -- and so far, it looks like it will stay silent and ignore one of the most respected international human rights organizations.

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Public Invited to Comment on Regulations to End Racial Profiling By Police in California

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SAN DIEGO - In hopes of ending racial profiling by law enforcement, the state of California is giving residents a chance to chime in on the final regulations that will shape what information law enforcement collects during traffic stops.

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Statement on Waiver to Expedite Border Wall Construction in San Diego

San Diego, CA -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver to circumvent laws and regulations that protect our natural resources and local environment in order to speed up construction of a border wall and prototypes along the San Diego / Tijuana border.

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