The History of the All Peoples Celebration

For over 30 years, the All Peoples Celebration has honored the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in San Diego. The All People’s Celebration is a chance for diverse community members across San Diego and across the movement for social justice to gather and reflect on the teachings of Dr. King and what it means to build an inclusive democracy together here in San Diego and across the country. 

We’d like to share how this event came to be during the 1980’s and how Alliance San Diego has carried the torch to hold this event in honor of Dr. King.

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RECAP: Our Historic Election Work During Fall 2020

In Fall of 2020, people across the country were anticipating one of the most important election seasons of our lives. Having dealt with the COVID-19 crisis for months, and emerging from a summer of mass protest and civil unrest in response to racial injustice, people across the United States and San Diego were now faced with another historic moment on the horizon. At Alliance San Diego, we met that moment with all our strength and effort to ensure our democracy works for ALL of us.

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Alliance San Diego to City Council: ‘Do not commit a fraud on the voters’

Alliance San Diego, through its legal counsel, submitted a letter today to the San Diego City Council objecting to any action to retroactively change the vote threshold for a ballot measure defeated by the voters in the March 2020 primary election. The City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, October 20 to consider initiating litigation that would change the vote threshold from two-thirds to a simple majority (50% plus one) in order to declare Measure C (the convention center expansion measure) to have passed more than six months after it did not. The letter states: 

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Listening to Black Voices

Alliance San Diego has partnered with the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) to promote their virtual community dialogue for BIPOC (Black, indigenous, people of color) San Diegans to practice listening to those most affected by systemic racism and injustice in our country on August 13, 2020.

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