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Alliance San Diego Stands With Working People

SAN DIEGO -- Today, the Supreme Court overturned more than four decades of precedent by making fair share fees for public sector workers unconstitutional in the Janus v. AFSCME case. This will make it more difficult for working people to create better lives for their families and communities in San Diego and across the nation.

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Family Separation ‘Affects the Trust and Legitimacy of All Law Enforcement’

San Diego, CA -- California's Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board, which advises the California Department of Justice in its efforts to eliminate racial and identify profiling in the state, has issued the statement below regarding separation of vulnerable families in the southern border.

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San Diegans Condemn Trump’s Cruel Lawsuit Against California Families

SAN DIEGO -- Local organizations from across San Diego County condemn the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against California policies that protect families from Trump’s abusive and overreaching deportation force.

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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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