October 28: Community Corrections Partnership Working Group

The County of San Diego Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) is seeking public input to update the goals, objectives, and expected outcomes of its AB 109 Realignment Plan. The next public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 5 p.m.,

Read: President Maxwell on Increased Crime

Despite the recent increase, crime in San Diego is still well below its 1990s peak. Interviews with experts and community organizers suggest that, while the causes of crime are complex, the pandemic played a considerable role in the spike, as did an ongoing lack of trust in law enforcement.

SB 567 Reforms Sentencing Practices

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2021 CONTACTS: Austin Panush: Austin.Panush@sen.ca.gov or Luan Huynh: Luan.Huynh@sen.ca.gov; both at (916) 651-4035   Governor Newsom Signs SB 567, Correcting 14 years of Unjust Criminal Sentencing Procedures   SACRAMENTO – On October 8th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 567 into law to modify the criminal sentencing process. SB 567 creates a presumption of sentencing […]

Defend Black Immigrants

DEFEND BLACK IMMIGRANTS National Day of Action Join Haitian Bridge Alliance and allies for a rally and candlelight vigil to demand an end to mass deportations of Haitian migrants and an end to anti-Black violence on all Black immigrants. THU. 10/14 @ 6:00pm City Heights/Weingart Performance Annex at 3795 Fairmount Ave., San Diego, CA 92105 Masks […]

Call for Action at Valhalla High School

September 30, 2021 Re: NAACP SAN DIEGO BRANCH CALLS FOR ACTION AT VALHALLA HIGH SCHOOL NAACP San Diego Branch remains deeply concerned about the incident at Valhalla High School in which a campus supervisor used excessive force during an altercation between two students.  Our original concern expressed on September 3 becomes even stronger with the […]

Mark Ritchie Must Not be Returned to Duty

Mark Ritchie, by showing a terrible lack of both empathy and judgement by posting a pornographic image of Mr George Floyd, has demonstrated his unfitness to wear a bad and carry a gun. He must not be reinstated.

SD Unified Reports Black Kids to Cops Twice as Often

San Diego schools report kids to police at disproportionate rates This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity and USA TODAY. Joshua Zavala stood at 5-foot-2 and weighed under 100 pounds when he first felt handcuffs around his wrists.