The Appointing Authority for the City of San Diego's Redistricting Commission met virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 23 and again on Friday, Sept. 25 to select nine members and two alternates to the 2020 Redistricting Commission. The commissioners were selected by a panel of 3 retired judges - the Hon. Jan Goldsmith, Hon. Margaret Johnson, and Hon.
San Diego Pride has awarded Options For All (OFA) its inaugural Volunteer Community Partner of the Year Award. OFA is a nonprofit organization which gives people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities more options for living their lives to the fullest.
The National LGBTQ Task Force's Longtime Executive Director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a Senior Strategist, then Deputy Executive Director, and became its Executive Director in 2008.
The Bankers Hill Community Group (BHCG) will host a series of virtual candidate forums to give voters the opportunity to learn more about several local candidates. The forums will include candidates for City of San Diego Mayor, San Diego City Attorney, City of San Diego Council District 3, and the 53rd congressional district seat.
The Hillcrest Business Association has shared with San Diego LGBT News more information about the portion of Hillcrest that has been the subject of fairly intense community debate, with a proposal present to carve Normal Street and the Hillcrest Pride Flag into an area called "The West End."
The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) has recently shared information that the office of Councilmember Chris Ward has been advancing a plan to create a special management district in University Heights and include Hillcrest’s Normal Street in the district.
In the aftermath of, and in response to, the murder of Michael Brown by police six years ago in Ferguson, Missouri, Dwayne Crenshaw, partnered with Tony Young, and co-founded RISE San Diego, which fosters urban leadership and civic engagement.