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Protest held against San Diego convention center special election

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The San Diego City Council will meet Monday afternoon for a crucial vote on whether a special election should be held this November to vote on a convention center expansion, funding for homeless programs and road repairs. If the special election is approved, a vote on SoccerCity could also be added next Monday. But protesters at Civic Center Plaza this morning want the council to vote down the special election. 

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Alliance San Diego Statement on Mayor Faulconer's Budget Veto Threat

SAN DIEGO, CA -- San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has threatened to veto the San Diego City Council's decision to defund a special election for special interests. In doing so, he is bypassing the will of the voters and the elected officials that represent them.

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San Diegans Stand United Against Special Election

City Council faces crucial vote as coalition of community groups rally at City Hall

SAN DIEGO, CA -- On Monday, June 5, community, faith and labor leaders will hold a press conference / rally to ask that the San Diego City Council refrain from scheduling a costly special election for special interests. 

They will stand united with one message: voters have already decided that local initiatives should be held in the November general election when the most people vote, not in special elections that only serve special interests. That's why they approved Measure L by 66%.

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Forum on Policing Brings Together Black and Brown Communities

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Black and Brown community members will come together today, May 23, for a community forum that seeks to explore ways both communities can work together to combat abuses by those who are supposed to protect and serve them.

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International Tribunal Opens Historic Case Against U.S. in Killing of Border Resident by CBP

Trump administration has until August 10, 2017 to respond to allegations of extrajudicial killing, torture, and obstruction of justice in the killing of Anastasio Hernández-Rojas by border agents

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In San Diego County, Undocumented Immigrants Contribute More Than $200 Million in Taxes

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- Undocumented immigrants contribute roughly $3 billion in taxes to California each year, over $1.5 billion of which goes to county coffers.

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Border Communities Critical in Blocking Trump's Wall and Agents

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- The budget deal reached by Congress is a clear rejection of President Trump’s plans to expand a border wall and hire thousands more border agents and immigration officers -- and it wouldn't have happened if border communities had not spoken up and made their voices heard.

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In response to the shooting rampage in La Jolla, Alliance San Diego issued the following statement:

In response to the shooting rampage in La Jolla, Alliance San Diego issued the following statement:

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Border Communities Speak Up, Won’t ‘Shut Up’ During Sessions/Kelly Visit to San Diego

Rally will feature chalkboards for residents to say what the border really needs (hint: not walls, more agents and detention centers)

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SAN DIEGO, CA -  Community and faith leaders will join border residents from across San Diego for a rally to speak up, not “shut up,” during a visit by Attorney General Sessions, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security General Kelly, and Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Johnson.

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Alliance San Diego Commends Lawmakers for Moving ‘California Values Act’ Forward

SAN DIEGO, CA -  The California State Senate voted today to move forward with Senate Bill 54, also known as the “California Values Act.” The bill will prevent state and local dollars, as well as law enforcement agencies, from helping immigration officials separate families and terrorize communities.

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