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.
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.
Before I was called names like faggot, freak, queer, or it, I was called things like wetback, beaner, greaser, etc. As an activist in the 1960s and 1970s, I was beaten up and threatened by both the Los Angeles and San Diego Police Departments.