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San Diego Pride events through July 2018

Pride 2018 is getting ready for another great year.

San Diego MLK Holiday Parade

Pride is proud to participate in the San Diego MLK Holiday Parade, one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Come join Pride as we celebrate and continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Activists denounce Congressman Scott Peters for sponsoring bill to gut drug discounts

Notably, there is also no mention or press release about H.R. 4710 on the congressman’s official website.

According to a press release sent out on Thursday, December 28, a group of 25 to 35 HIV/AIDS and drug pricing advocates, including many from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), staged a protest and picket line in front of the district office of San Diego Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA, 52nd District) to denounce and protest his recent intro

California State Board of Education approves LGBTQ inclusive textbooks

“Approval of these textbooks means that California schools will now have access to approved materials that accurately represent LGBTQ people..."

Yesterday, the California State Board of Education adopted ten LGBTQ-inclusive history and social studies textbooks for K-8 classrooms and rejected two which failed to include LGBTQ people. The state's subject matter frameworks require LGBTQ inclusion following the 2011 passage of the FAIR Education Act, authored by Senator Mark Leno.

San Diego Black LGBTQ community comes together to strategize for the future

The inaugural conference was held at The World Beat Cultural Center in Balboa Park, a non-profit space which celebrates black history and achievement.

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, a much-needed conversation took place. Funded through a grant from San Diego LGBT Pride, the San Diego Black LGBTQ Coalition 2017 Conference, “Claiming Your Seat at the Table,” brought together an audience of Black attendees, who identify as “LGBTQ”, from all ages, walks of life, and experiences.

Safe parking program expanded for homeless individuals, families living in cars

Jewish Family Service’s Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus on Balboa Avenue and provides a safe space for 40 vehicles.

As another strategy to reduce homelessness in San Diego, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today announced a safe parking program that will allow individuals and families who are currently living out of their vehicles a safe and secure place to park at night, with case managers and a housing specialist to help them find permanent homes.

City cleans up riverbed, offers services to homeless

City of San Diego goes through river bed cleaning up trash and relocating the homeless.

San Diego – As part of an aggressive push to stop the hepatitis A outbreak, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Lorie Zapf today joined City crews to clear the San Diego River of debris and to relocate homeless individuals to safe and sanitary living conditions.