October 31st Newsletter

Section 8 Lawsuit Hearing Commission on Police Practices Satellite Office Disappointment New Executive Committee Members Native Genocide Conference Call to End Zoning A Friend’s Travel Agency

November 1st Section 8 Lawsuit Hearing

As you know, the NAACP San Diego Branch is involved in a lawsuit to fight the San Diego Housing Commission’s discriminatory and segregationist practice of setting Section 8 voucher levels too low to allow access to all areas of our city. There will be a hearing on November 1st at 9:00 a.m. in Department 66 at 330 […]

Disappointed With “No” Votes on Satellite Offices

2019-10-30 The NAACP San Diego Branch would like to voice its displeasure that the San Diego County Board of Supervisors were unwilling to protect and strengthen the voting rights of all eligible San Diegans.  The board fell one vote short of the required four “yes” votes, with Supervisors Jim Desmond and Kristin Gaspar in opposition […]

Advertisement: A. Davis Travel

We rarely advertise businesses on our website, but Ms Davis was so very helpful with our Silent Auction at the Freedom Fund Dinner on October 11th, that we wanted to thank her by letting you know about her services. Founded in March 2016 A Davis Travel was born while stranded in paradise one hurricane filled […]

Watch: ACT-SO Visits Black Xpression

Every month ACTSO participates in an enrichment activity. On October 25th, we went to the open mic night Black Xpression. Our ACT-SO competitor Eryn brought down the house.

New Members of the Executive Committee

The Branch has welcomed four new members to its Executive Committee. They are: Alison Middleton, Secretary (a.middleton@sandiegonaacp.org) Ricke Brown, Assistant Secretary (r.brown@sandiegonaacp.org) Dr Leonard Thompson III, Communications, Press and Publicity Chair (thompson@sandiegonaacp.org) Chida Rebecca, Economic Development Chair (chida@sandiegonaacp.org) The Dr Thompson and Ms Rebecca are both looking for members for their committees, so please email […]

Donation Needed: Filing Cabinet

Your Branch needs a locking filing cabinet, so that our financial records will no longer be stored in an offset location. Do you have a locking filing cabinet you can donate? If so, please write to secretary@sandiegonaacp.org. If we can’t find someone to donate one, we have our eye on one at Office Depot for […]

Press Conference Calling for an End to Restrictive Zoning

Recently the NAACP San Diego Branch participated in a press conference and comment at the City of San Diego Land-Use and Housing Committee. The goal of the press conference was to ask for an end to restrictive zoning, so that we can build more multi-family housing to address our housing crisis. Please follow these links […]

Watch: STEM Camp on News 8!

We are so pleased that KFMB took such and interest in this summer’s STEM Camp! NAACP tech camp boosts STEAM learning News 8 is honoring the NAACP San Diego’s 100th anniversary and its efforts to pursue racial justice and equality in our community. The NAACP is committed to mentoring our county’s next generation of innovators […]

October 10th Newsletter

Freedom Fund Dinner ACT-SO at Black Xpression Board of Supervisors San Clemente Responds to Hate Speech Complaints NAACP on HBCU