On Saturday, June 8th, from 3-5pm, the ACT-SO team will meet at Liberty Station to enjoy one another’s company, graze from the Public Market, and talk about how this ACT-SO season went and what could make it better next year. We would LOVE for any of our students, parents, and volunteers to come and chat […]
“I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer, until I prayed with my legs.” –Frederick Douglass In 2016, the NAACP adopted a resolution, proposed by the San Diego Branch, designating August 11th as a National Day of Mourning for African Americans killed in police interactions. Our first interfaith prayer vigil was celebrated […]
Every year, the Urban League publishes a report on the State of Black America. This year’s report focuses on voting rights, and the myriad ways they are under attack, both from the usual suspects and new threats made possible by the Internet.
This year, the Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial will be honoring Doris “Dorie” Miller, the first African-American Navy Cross recipient. We will never forget nor cease to be grateful for his service and that of all those who have fallen in our service.
We met at 6pm, June 6, 2019, in the Community Room of the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue. You may view the interactive meeting packet online. Or, if you prefer to download the entire packet, you may. There were very late (right up to an hour before the meeting) […]
Dear Community Members, We are writing today to affirm the NAACP San Diego Branch’s commitment to the students of Bell Middle School, and to assure the Community that those students will continue to receive all the programs (and more) to which they have become accustomed in the last few years. We are very well aware […]
On May 7, Trenelle Canon had an encounter with the officers of the San Diego Police Department Gang Unit. By Trenelle’s account, he was unarmed and yanked roughly from the vehicle, and both Trenelle and the officer lost balance and fell to the ground. At this point, the video speaks for itself: Mr Trenelle’s mother […]