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United We Dream’s Greisa Martinez Rosas To Keynote the 31st Annual All Peoples Celebration

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Alliance San Diego is proud to announce national immigrant youth leader and DACA recipient Greisa Martinez Rosas as the keynote speaker for the 31st annual All Peoples Celebration, a breakfast honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King, III, Delivers Historic Call to Conscience at the Border on 55th Anniversary of His Father’s ‘Dream’ Speech

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Martin Luther King, III, delivered a passionate speech on the 55th anniversary of his father’s “I Have a Dream” speech, where he called on the nation to “create a collective consciousness that holds the values of human dignity, liberty and civility.”

Standing in front of the border wall in an event hosted by Alliance San Diego, Mr. King rejected the “unfair and unjust treatment of immigrant men, women and children” and called on the nation to “rise up and live out” the true meaning of his father’s Dream that all people are created equal and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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Martin Luther King, III, Commemorates 55th Anniversary of his Father’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech With a Call to Conscience at the Border

The civil rights leader will call on the nation to fulfill the promise of his father’s Dream as families continue to be separated at and near the border

SAN DIEGO, CA --  Martin Luther King, III, the son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver a historic speech in the southern border city of San Diego, CA on August 28th to denounce the dehumanizing treatment of immigrants and their families, especially in the border region.

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Broad Coalition Submits 860,000 Signatures for Historic Prop 13 Reform Initiative for November 2020 Ballot

California, Statewide -- Today, Schools and Communities First, a powerful statewide coalition of nearly 300 endorsing community organizations, labor unions, business leaders, philanthropic foundations and elected officials, announced the submission of over 860,000 signatures to the 58 County Registrars to qualify the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act for the November 2020 ballot.  The coalition’s deadline to qualify for November 2020 is August 20th and 585,407 verified signatures are required. This will be the first commercial property tax reform initiative to qualify for the ballot in 40 years since Prop 13 passed in 1978.

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Statement on Earl McNeil Investigation

SAN DIEGO, CA - The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency (CPAT) has released a statement regarding the Earl McNeil case in National City. CPAT is a regional group of organizations focused on improving policing policy and practices in the region to provide more accountability and transparency of police interactions with the community.

The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency members are the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Mid-City CAN, the Center on Policy Initiatives, Alliance San Diego, Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association, San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, CAST, San Diego Organizing Project, the San Diego LGBT Community Center, CAIR San Diego, Women Occupy of San Diego, Think Dignity and Standing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ).

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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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