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The Center to host workshop on redistricting

The Center welcomes you to attend our Center Advocates Workshop: Redistricting on Wednesday, September 1st from 5:30-7pm via Zoom.

Registration is now open and can be completed by clicking here.

Last year, the U.S. completed its 2020 Census and that data shows us that our communities have changed since the 2010 Census. Locally, San Diego County's population grew by 7%, but that growth did not happen evenly amongst our City Council, County Supervisor or Congressional Districts. Every ten years, including this year, Redistricting Commissions are tasked with redrawing district maps at every level to ensure that all districts have a similar number of residents, communities remain connected, and Communities of Interest are respected.

Although participating in the redistricting process might sound daunting, it’s as easy as sending an email, providing an e-comment, or giving a 1-3 minute prepared statement. At our workshop, you will learn more about the importance of redistricting for the LGBTQ community, and will craft, practice, and complete your statement. Over the next few months, we will connect you with several opportunities to share your input and help ensure our LGBTQ community continues to receive representation at all levels. We hope to see you there!