by Don Stanziano / Neighbors for a Better San Diego
Where we live and our quality of life is important to all of us. The diverse communities of San Diego offer something for everyone. And our diverse LGBTQ community is no different. We’re not monolithic in where and how we choose to live. Some of us want to live in the middle of the action in Hillcrest while others prefer a quiet street in Azalea Park or near Morley Field.
Last week, GLAAD and 10 HIV organizations released an open letter to rapper DaBaby requesting a private meeting to discuss the facts about HIV and how it is a preventable and treatable condition, and to discuss a long-term opportunity for him to share the education to his fanbase.
by Rebekah Hook-Held - San Diego LGBT Community 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.
by Cara Dessert - CEO, San Diego LGBT Community Center
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.
by Office of Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher
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.
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.