October 13: A Little Piece of Light by Donna Hylton

Random Family meets Orange Is the New Black in A Little Piece of Light, a memoir of survival, redemption, hope, and sisterhood from a bold new voice on the front lines of the criminal justice reform movement.

Get Out the Vote!

Our Branch is working with the Secretary of State’s office to help with their “Vote Safe California” effort to get out the vote for the September 14th recall election. We are hoping you will all participate in this important work!

Governor Newsom Signs Bill to Expedite Compensation Protections for Student Athletes

SB 26, known as the Fair Pay to Play Act 2.0, advances the effective date of the Fair Pay to Play Act in SB 206 (2019) from January 1, 2023 to September 1, 2021. SB 206 was the first law in the nation to give student athletes the right to compensation for their name, image, and likeness, allowing them to earn money from sponsorships, endorsements and other activities.

Get Out the Vote!

Our Branch is working with the Secretary of State’s office to help with their “Vote Safe California” effort to get out the vote for the September 14th recall election. We are hoping you will all participate in this important work!

September 8: The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee’s specialty is the American economy–and the mystery of why it so often fails the American public. From the financial crisis to rising student debt to collapsing public infrastructure, she found a common root problem: racism. But not just in the most obvious indignities for people of color. Racism has costs for white people, too. It is the common denominator of our most vexing public problems, the core dysfunction of our democracy and constitutive of the spiritual and moral crises that grip us all. But how did this happen? And is there a way out?

Insurrectionists in the SDPD?

The NAACP San Diego Branch is gravely concerned by a recent leaked post (see attached) on the Police Officers’ Association forum reputedly made by a San Diego Police Officer, in regards to masking and vaccinations. This post mentions 2nd Amendment rights, alleges there would be support of hundreds of officers in resisting the lawful government of our City and State.