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Membership Newsletter
Civil Rights Sentry for a Century
Vigilant since 1919
Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Parade
March with the NAACP in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Parade

Eventbrite - NAACP San Diego Branch presents March with the NAACP in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Parade - Sunday, January 19, 2020 at San Diego County Administration Center, San Diego, CA. Find event and ticket information.

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February General Membership Meeting
February General Membership Meeting
Join us on the first Thursday of the month! 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, February 6th, 2020
Jacobs Center Community Room
404 Euclid Avenue

Facebook user? RSVP here .

Meeting materials posted to: sandiegonaacp.org/meeting
Experiencing Discrimination?
Update: Legal Redress Office Hours!
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.

Legal Redress has Office Hours from 11am-1pm on Thursdays at the Malcolm X Library; please email redress@sandiegonaacp.org for an appointment. Office Hours are a good way to get help filling out your complaint or to provide us information, but we can not give legal advice during office hours.
Health and Housing Symposium Jan 25th!
Housing is a Health Issue 2.0

Eventbrite - NAACP San Diego Branch presents Housing is a Health Issue 2.0 - Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Logan Heights Branch Library, San Diego, CA. Find event and ticket information.

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Mayoral Debate
SD County Board of Supervisors
District 1 Candidate Forum
San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 1...

Join us for a candidate forum for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in District 1. The forum will be held during Black History Month on Saturday, February 8 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm. The focus of the forum will be on Addressing the Needs...

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Komen Health Equity Luncheon
Ms Moriah Bradley, NAACP San Diego Branch Health Chair at the Luncheon
Susan G. Komen San Diego | Susan G. Komen San Diego...
Susan G. Komen San Diego hosted a Health Equity Luncheon on Saturday, December 7th, as part of our Health Equity Initiative. It is unacceptable that African American women have a 40% higher mortality rate from breast cancer than White women, and...

ACT-SO: January 31st Deadline to Enter!
African-American High School Students: You must enter by January 31st to be assured entry!
Strut your academic stuff in categories ranging from Poetry to Physics, Essay to Contemporary Vocal; Dance, Draw, Paint, Recite. ACT-SO will give you a chance to show the public what you can do. We have professional mentors who can help you polish, and you can win up to $900 in scholarships plus an all-expense-paid trip to the National competition in Boston this summer. BUT YOU MUST ENTER SOON!
CAB Report Discussion
Mayor Kevin Faulconer reinstated the Citizen's Advisory Board on Police/Community Relations in response to the SDSU study that showed racial bias in SDPD Traffic Stops. After two years of work, the CAB released a set of recommendations. Those recommendations were ignored for seven months, and then largely dismissed by the SDPD. Careful analysis--or foregone conclusion?
Press Coverage in the Union Tribune
SDPD responds to advisory board on matters such as...

In May, a citizens advisory board recommended San Diego police make 31 policy changes, some sweeping in scope and some narrow, to address public concerns about some aspects of police recruitment and how officers interact with members of the...

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ICYMI: The NAACP San Diego Response to the SDPD
The Mayor and the San Diego Police Department Fail to...

Dec 16, 2019 We read with interest the November 18th response from Jeffrey Jordon to the April 22nd recommendations from the Citizen's Advisory Board on Police/Community Relations. We understand that the SDPD will be explaining its response at...

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Interested in Reining in the SDPD? Join our Criminal Justice Committee!
Voice and Viewpoint Gala
Fair Banking Under Attack
Protecting the Community Reinvestment Act Is an...

The Trump Administration has been systematically dismantling longstanding civil rights laws, this time taking aim at a law lesser known to the general public, but one with a very big impact. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requires banks to...

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Help Wanted
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!
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.
Monthly Meeting Schedule
See the full calendar for details.
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!
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