The 6th Annual Kale Festival is almost here! Join us to celebrate the versatile leafy green while building healthy community on Saturday, September 23rd at The Peace Campus of the Church of the Brethren and SD Friends Meeting. There will be kale-related workshops, music, booths and tours of the Peace Garden. We are aiming forContinue reading “Kale Festival: Saturday, Sept 23!”
This month our CommUnity Summit will feature families who have lost loved ones in custody and who have united in their commitment to organize for justice and to prevent others from experiencing the same loss and pain they have endured. We will learn about their work and the Saving Lives in Custody campaign working toContinue reading “Families United for Justice – Fighting the Jail Crisis: ASD’s August Meeting”
Special guest, Ellis Rose joins us to deepen our understanding of the history, myths and realities of homelessness in San Diego. Join us to learn what we can do to end the cruelty of our current system, care for our unhoused neighbors and help create more successful outcomes for the future. Register to join usContinue reading “Overcoming the Homelessness Industrial Complex: ASD’s July CommUnity Summit.”
Join us in person or on zoom for our June 19th CommUnity Summit celebrating Juneteenth with a presentation from Brother Yusef Miller on what the holiday is and why it is so significant and deserves to be honored by all. Special guests to be announced. Register here!
TEXAS JUDGE KACSMARYCK RULING REVOKED FDA’s APPROVAL OF THE ABORTION BAN. We MUST stand up for our healthcare! Come march in downtown San Diego. We are ALL born free and equal in dignity and rights. The Supreme Court of the U.S. and the United States Congress have failed in their obligation to protect, respect, andContinue reading “March for Mifepristone Abortion Pill”
The Privacy Advocacy Board – which we, along with our TRUST SD coalition, successfully pushed the San Diego City Council to create, is considering the Police Department’s request for hundreds of AI-equipped so-called “Smart Streetlights” which gather an enormous amount of data, including license plate tracking and 24 hour video recording. The Privacy Advocacy BoardContinue reading “Surveilling surveillance: A CommUnity Discussion & Listening Session”
Activist San Diego welcomes youth climate action leaders from Youth v. Oil to share how things are going as they build a movement to prevent the worst impacts of climate change and climate injustice through education and outreach, public policy advocacy, and mobilizing people to take action. Register for the zoom link here.
Coping with injustice, state violence and generational trauma can be tough and it’s not talked about enough. We are changing that at ASD’s March CommUnity Summit: Surviving American Trauma with special guests Briana Leyva & Isabella Amansec from Breaking Down Barriers, a project of Jewish Family Services. Graphic Design by Erickson Multimedia (https://justinericksondesign.com) Register here.
All out for public power and an end to the SDGE monopoly! Bring all your friends and neighbors, tell everyone you know! Right now IS the time to mobilize – EVERYONE is pissed at the outrageous rates, price spikes and lack of accountability. Here’s the Facebook event to share! See you there on the NEWContinue reading “FIRE SDGE! Rally & Press Conference”
Why does San Diego pay the highest utility rates in the country? What’s with the rate spikes? Are we doing enough to address the climate crisis? This month, we do a deep dive with experts from Public Power SD and Protect Our Communities Foundation to answer your questions & discuss our energy future. Register hereContinue reading “February CommUnity Summit: People & Power.”