2019-07-30
Membership Newsletter
Civil Rights Sentry for a Century
Vigilant since 1919
Sentry for a Century: Against Want and Need
100 for our 100th?

The heat has hit San Diego, and in honor of the San Diego Branch's Centennial Year, we are asking members to donate water and socks for at-risk people in the Community. We need 100 bottles of water and 100 pairs of socks! Please bring them to our ...

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August General Membership Meeting
August General Membership Meeting
Join us on this Thursday! Give your opinion in person, and make connections with your fellow members. Coming to a meeting is the best way to start to get engaged and make a difference!

6pm, August 1, 2019
Jacobs Center Community Room
404 Euclid Avenue

Facebook user?  RSVP here .

Interested in seeing the agenda & reports? They will be collected at  sandiegonaacp.org/meeting . Also, don't forget to bring water and socks to donate!
ACT-SO Item
Watch: Jor'Denay's Trip to ACT-SO National

https://youtu.be/Pa-W00V8CjY

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Two Opportunities for Leadership Training
Sunday, 8/4
Application Deadline:
Boards & Commissions Leadership Training 
The NEW deadline for the online part of your application. Please refer to the application guidelines:  bit.ly/appguide2019  
Additional questions or inquiries, contact
Consuelo Martinez,
cmartinez@midcitycan.org , 619-272-7582 x.113.
For more info, visit:
Monday, 8/19 at 11:59 PM
Application Deadline:
Neighborhoods Rising Institute (NRI): Leadership Development Program
Alliance San Diego is seeking applicants for its 6th Annual Neighborhoods Rising Institute (NRI): Leadership Development, a summer leadership development program designed to empower and educate future community leaders on local progressive efforts, best civic engagement practices, and social justice issues pertinent to moving San Diego in a progressive direction where all residents can achieve their full potential. Visit https://www.alliancesd.org/neighborhoods_rising_institute for information and to apply.
President Honoré in the Union-Tribune
UT asks nine San Diego County leaders about race

Americans of color know that despite a march toward progress, equality and civil rights, racial tensions in the country are still very much a part of life. This can be seen in being told to "go back" or in being racially profiled. Amid the...

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Have something to say? The U-T says:
Americans are discussing racism following racist tweets by President Donald Trump and a racist chant at his latest rally. Do you see or experience racism in your everyday life? If so, in what way? 
Please email us at yoursay@sduniontribune.com and we may publish your essay (400-500 words) in print and online. Include your name, your city or San Diego community and a daytime phone number, which we won’t publish.
Mental Health Care is Health Care
2019 Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree
J. Luke Wood, PhD: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom...

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor J. Luke Wood, PhD at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner! J. Luke Wood, Ph.D. is the Associate Vice President of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion and Distinguished Professor of Education at San Diego State...

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Donate for our Back-to-School Stay-in-School Rally
Housing is a Human Right
Harris, Ocasio-Cortez pitch bill to increase housing...

The bill, named the Fair Chance at Housing Act, would ban tenants from being evicted after one incident of criminal activity and over the activities of guests. "Too many people become involved in our criminal justice system and serve their time...

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thehill.com
August Branch Events
Prayer Vigil
August 11th (or so)
Back-to-School Stay-inSchool Rally and Fair
August 17th
Criminal Justice Roundtable
August 24th
Member-Owned Business Directory
Buy Local, Buy Small, Buy NAACP
Use your dollars to support small local businesses owned by your fellow NAACP members. We have enough economic power to make the difference to these businesses; use it!
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Experiencing Discrimination?
Your branch is here to help. If you have experienced discrimination, the very best way to get started is to fill out a Discrimination Complaint . It will get us all the basic facts we need to determine whether we can help you directly or need to refer you to other resources.
Keep Up with the Branch
What's been happening?
Visit our News page for full information on what your branch has been doing.
Peer into the future!
Visit our new calendar to learn about what the branch is planning. Notices of select community and governmental events are also included.
Talk to Us!
Need to renew your membership? Moved? Changed your phone number? Please contact secretary@sandiegonaacp.org and we'll get it straightened around!
If you have a comment, suggestion, or question for your branch, it's easier than ever to get our attention. Just email info@sandiegonaacp.org ; a human will respond, generally within 24 hours. Or hit us up on Facebook!
Want to support our work but don't have time to do it in person? Make a donation!