Letter: Voters Decide Ballot Measures, Not City Council.

Today Alliance San Diego submitted a letter to the San Diego City Council urging them to do the right thing, and protect the will of the voters by not retroactively changing the rules on the vote threshold for Measure C. 

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12 Years in Search of Justice for Anastasio Hernández Rojas

Border Patrol’s inadequate use of force policies and extreme lack of accountability have led to a culture of violence and impunity that has devastated border communities for decades. The case of Anastasio Hernández Rojas, a longtime San Diego resident who was brutally tased, beaten and killed by U.S. border agents is the story of the struggle for justice in the borderlands.

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12 años en busca de justicia para Anastasio Hernández Rojas

Las inadecuadas políticas de uso de la fuerza y la extrema falta de rendición de cuentas han llevado a una cultura de violencia e impunidad dentro de la patrulla fronteriza que ha devastado a las comunidades fronterizas durante décadas. El caso de Anastasio Hernández Rojas, un residente de San Diego que fue brutalmente atacado, golpeado y asesinado por agentes fronterizos de EE. UU. es la historia de la lucha por la justicia en la frontera.

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Remembering Japanese American History Means Fighting For A More Just Country

By Erin Tsurumoto Grassi

La Mesa, National City, the City of San Diego and the County of San Diego’s proclamations to honor civil rights activist Fred Korematsu for his work opposing the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is very meaningful to me and my family. I am Yonsei – fourth generation Japanese American on my mother's side. Both my grandmother and my grandfather were imprisoned with their families during WWII. My grandfather was 12 years old when he was sent to Amache Relocation Center in Colorado, and my grandmother was 7 years old when she was sent to Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. 

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