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Advocacy Update from The Center

Advocacy Update from The Center

Last Tuesday, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in a court of law for the murder of George Floyd; guilty of all three charges: second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter.

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

As we continue to witness inequities in healthcare and law enforcement across the country, The Center’s Advocacy team is focused on one significant opportunity to create greater equity in San Diego – through a more equitable City of San Diego budget, to better our San Diego region.

County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions

County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions
People who experience homelessness need resources and services that put them on a better path, one that leads to safe, secure housing. To address this, creating a Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities at the County will make us a better regional partner, more coordinated internally and support serving more unsheltered people.
 

Chair Nathan Fletcher says the state of San Diego County is "resilient"

Chair Nathan Fletcher says the state of San Diego County is "resilient"

Last night, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Nathan Fletcher called the state of our county “resilient” while delivering his inaugural address from the County’s Emergency Medical Operations Center.

San Diego Democrats for Equality share "a little bit of club history"

San Diego Democrats for Equality share "a little bit of club history"
Democrats for Equality,
You may recall last year that the San Diego History Center hosted an incredible exhibit on San Diego's LGBTQ history.
 
Our club has been at the forefront of that history for the past 45 years.
 

A longtime activist's history of pride celebrations in San Diego

Nicole Murray-Ramirez shares about the 46-year evolution of San Diego Pride

Editors note: This year's San Diego Pride weekend may have looked different than we are used to, but it will still be one to add to the long legacy of pride celebrations in the city. Longtime activist Nicole Murray-Ramirez shared his history of San Diego's pride celebration with us and we are publishing it below.