Volume 3 | September 27th, 2018
Membership Newsletter
Get the most out of your membership: Your Voice, Your Vote, Your Engagement Matters!
The Freedom Fund Dinner
2018 Freedom Fund Dinner Adds Two Honorees

The San Diego NAACP is pleased to announce two additional individuals to be honored at the Freedom Fund Dinner on October 12, 2018: - The Honorable Xavier Becerra, Calfornia Attorney General - Eric Rivera, Vice President for Student Affairs at SDSU.

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We add them to our already distinguished crew of honorees:
California Innocence Project
Eugene "Mitch" Mitchell
Rebecca Paida
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Omicron Iota Sigma Chapter
San Diego People of Color Quilt Guild
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
Mu Sigma Zeta Chapter
October General Membership Meeting
October General Membership Meeting
Join us the evening of October 4th. 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!

This month, we will be hearing analysis of November's ballot initiatives from the League of Women Voters, as well as the report from the Nominating Committee.

6pm, October 4th, 2018
Jacobs Center Community Room
404 Euclid Avenue

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Want Change? Register to Vote by October 22!
NAACP | Power of Five

Get Involved: Join the NAACP as we stand for Civil Rights. Donate Today Register Now and Mobilize Your 5 There's power in 5. In the 5 letters of this Association. And days away from our most critical fight. This election season, we are asking...

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California makes voter registration quick and easy with a simple online form. Not 18 yet? You can pre-register if you are 16 or 17!
You can also register in person at nearly any NAACP San Diego Branch event, including our upcoming General Membership Meeting, listed above.
Criminal Justice Spotlight
No Charges in the Death of Mr Earl McNeil

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan, in a move that saddened many and surprised few, declined to file charges against the National City Police Officers who failed to protect Mr Earl McNeil while he was in their custody. Along with...

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CHP El Cajon Visits our Meeting

Yesterday, Captain Jason Penner of the El Cajon Area CHP came to speak to our General Membership meeting. He was gracious and accommodating and said many things that are considered the very soundest of police practices. Asked if there was...

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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.
Show Them You Care
Tickets Now Being Sold for Military Appreciation Luncheon

Tickets now being sold for the NAACP San Diego Armed Services & Veterans Affairs Committee's Military Appreciation Luncheon. Come show our service members that you honor them for the sacrifices they make and the difficult and dangerous work they...

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October 19th ACT-SO Visit to Black Xpression

ACT-SO will be visiting the dynamic Open Mic night that is Black Xpression. If you register (for free), ACT-SO will cover your entrance fee. Register for Black Xpression If you wear your ACT-SO t-shirt (which we will be happy to give students for ...

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The ACT-SO Kickoff--In case you missed it!

ACT-SO, the NAACP's academic competition for high school students, got off to a strong start at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA!

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New: Directory of Member-Owned Businesses
Member-Owned Local Small Business Directory

We at the NAACP San Diego support strongly the belief that Economic Sustainability is a game-changer for the 21st Century. We believe that African-Americans and other people of color should share fairly in economic growth and development. If you, ...

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A Note From our Housing Committee
City of San Diego HUD Contracts and Subcontracts: All White

Yesterday we sent the following letter to the City of San Diego: Comment on CAPER Fiscal year 2018/ HUD Program year 2017 Dear Economic Development Department, While we appreciate the work involved in producing the CAPER report, the reality that...

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