The California Assembly Public Safety Committee decided to advance AB 392 (the California Act to Save Lives), which San Diego Assemblymember Shirley Weber drafted and introduced. The San Diego Organizing Project applauds this progress and will continue to stand by AB 392, organizing against unfair and racist systems hurting our communities. “Today’s good news on…
The Assembly Public Safety Committee Tuesday approved a bill co-authored by a San Diego lawmaker that would redefine when law enforcement officers can use deadly force. Read the full story in Times of San Diego.
A Southeast San Diego church is set to host a presentation by law enforcement on the state’s new anti-profiling law. The public information session Monday is part of a series from faith-based leaders intended to improve the relationship between cops and the communities they police. Read the full story in KPBS.
The San Diego Organizing Project supports California Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive moratorium on California’s death penalty. Newsom showed courage by choosing not what is politically expedient, but rather what advances a culture rooted in radical kinship and beloved community. “I’m extremely happy about today’s decision because the death penalty only creates more suffering,” SDOP leader…
Controversial; divide opiniones, orden ejecutiva que declara moratoria a Pena de Muerte en CA | El Latino
Por su parte, agrupaciones comunitarias como San Diego Organizing Project (Proyecto de Organización de San Diego), reaccionó con beneplácito ante la decisión del ejecutivo estatal y sostuvo que “Newsom mostró coraje al elegir no lo que es políticamente conveniente, sino más bien lo que promueve una cultura arraigada en el parentesco radical y la comunidad…
District Attorney candidates, Interim DA Summer Stephan and Genevieve Jones-Wright, are expected to speak on the topic of criminal justice reform during a community candidate forum on Monday, May 14. Read Full Article by La Prensa
Law enforcement misconduct records would be released under bill passed by California Senate | San Diego Union-Tribune
On the same day the preliminary hearing opened in the sexual misconduct case against San Diego sheriff’s Deputy Richard Fischer, the state Senate passed a bill that would allow public access to records of law enforcement officers suspected of abusing their authority. Read Full Article by San Diego Union-Tribune
On Monday, May 14, community members had the opportunity to listen from San Diego County District Attorney candidate Genevieve Jones-Wright at a forum held in Lincoln Park. Read Full Article by La Prensa
In Lincoln Park, the issue of criminal justice was addressed at a public forum. Read Full Article by KUSI
Debate dodging, a suggestion of pay-to-play among her supporters, and the hint of a visit to a Thai whorehouse add up to bad news for “Law Enforcement’s Choice” for County District Attorney Summer Stephan. Read Full Article by San Diego Free Press