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Moms Demand Action, the Brady Campaign and our San Diegans for GunViolence Prevention partners share the mission to end gun violence.
- Balance the need to preserve public safety with the rights of responsible citizens to own and use guns
- Work legislatively to ensure that guns and ammunition are sold only to responsible citizens
- Advocate for responsible gun-violence prevention laws
- Educate the public about the epidemic of gun violence in this country and how it can be prevented
- Address specific issues of gun violence including domestic violence, suicide, mass shootings and accidental shootings
- Support city, state and national leaders, and candidates, who share our vision of communities free from gun violence
Dear GVP Friends,
Another high-profile mass shooting in Maryland this week, the 155th this year, reminds us of the importance of our work. Background checks on all gun sales, extreme risk protective orders (ERPOs) and an assault weapons ban would go a long way towards cutting down on these tragedies, as well as the daily gun-death toll, now hovering at 102. In San Diego we continue to educate, work with our legislators and register new voters. Together we can bring about change.
Check out Team Enough and encourage anyone 13-30 to sign up. The leaders of this youthful team have developed a report card to rate our Congress Members on their co-sponsorship of the bills calling for background checks, an assault weapons ban and ERPOs. Thanks to their efforts, co-sponsorship on all these bills has increased.You can see your Representatives' report cards here.
If they passed, please send them a quick thank you tweet.March for Our Lives - Road to Change is making its way across the country. They will be in Orange County July 20th. Sign up here to greet them. Their other California stops will also be in LA, Palmdale and Oakland.
This is the generation that will end gun violence
Mark your calendars
Saturday, July 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - Monthly meeting
Carmel Valley Library, 3919 Townsgate Drive, 92130
Thursday, July 12, 7:00 pm - Out to End Gun Violence - Justin Tranter concert
The Music Box, 1337 India St, CA 92101Get your tickets here
Saturday, July 14, 11:00 am - Pride Parade
The LGBTQ community ranks gun reform as the most important issue on the November ballot. Join us to march! Please contact us for the meeting location.
Wednesday, August 15, 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Gun Violence Summit. Panel discussion with students and first responders.
Malcolm X Library, 5146 Market St, CA 92114
Call to Action
Our partner, Sandy Hook Promise, has brought this to our attention. Please sign their petition. You can also read more about this horrific video game here.
We've successfully pulled the Active Shooter, school shooting game from Indiegogo, Bluehost and now PayPal – but the video game creators won't give up. They're trying to make money off the game again using a new payment platform, Stripe, and they changed the name to "Standoff" to hide its disgusting history.
And they aren't stopping there: They're taking feature requests from players who want to play the game as the shooters who murdered children and educators at Sandy Hook, Columbine and Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
Glorifying the brutal murder of our loved ones to make money is depraved. We've stopped them before, and we can stop them again, but only if supporters like you take action now. Stripe prohibits any business that promotes or celebrates violence, so please sign our petition demanding it immediately ban the game creators' account and withhold their funds:
Sign our petition to demand Stripe ban the school shooting video game, withhold the creators' funds and prevent them from making money by glorifying the shooting and shooter that stole our loved ones.
Representative David Cicilline (RI) introduced a resolution designating June 21st National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day. The resolution reminds parents to always ask about the presence of guns in the homes where their children play. Watch the Congressman's presentation.As always, thank you for your support.
Carol, Wendy and the Leadership Team
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Washington, DC 20002
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[SDCPJ] Youth Organizing for Unity (SD YOU), Gun & Social violence: Building an intersectional youth movement. Mon. July 16th 7-9 pm
Activist San Diego's Community Meeting ~ Monday, July 16th 7-9 pm
Everyone Welcome, Especially Youth!
Youth Organizing for Unity (SD YOU)
Joyce Beers Community Center -- for a Town Hall Forumdf
1.5 Blocks N. of Univ. Ave on Vermont St. ( Between Paneras Bread and Mediterranean Restaurant)
Violence: 'March for Our Lives' was just the beginning!
How can we build an intersectional youth movement?
Mon. July 16th 7-9pm
Youth Organizing for Unity
Speakers panel to be announced! Focus on building a movement to stop gun and social violence.
'March for Our Lives' was just the beginning!
Linking to ongoing organizations & organizing is key This summer; Join other Activist Youth in San Diego
Together we can build an intersectional movement; for peace with justice & equity. The NRA & Trumpsters are undermining democracy, igniting racism, tax breaks for billionaire$. Youth are saying "A new world is possible"
How do we unite and interconnect this movement into the core of all our causes? -How do we advance youth leadership within other struggles for social justice? How do we assure that our movement will be strong, multi-racial with gender equity?
Had Enough? Ready to organize to end violence in the US and abroad? Corporate capitalism is at the root of a society that degrades human relationships with environmental, racial, gender, LGBTQ and immigrant intolerance. Unite!
Everyone Welcome, Join us... Volunteers encouraged: For info - 619-283-1100
[SDCPJ] Immigration Protests Continue Nationwide | Progressive Activist Calendar June 29-July 9, 2018. Five Support Families demonstrations Saturday in San Diego, Carlsbad, El Cajon, Ramona and Temecula! And much more!
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Date: June 29, 2018 at 4:57:36 PM PDT
Subject: Travel Ban - Who it impacts and How?
Reply-To: CAIR San Diego <email@example.com>
Travel Ban - Who it impacts and How?How does the Trump Travel Ban impact you and what you can do about it?
CAIR publishes a Know Your Rights Guide for those impacted by Travel Ban
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U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in support of Trump's bigoted Muslim Ban. Now more than ever, it's important to know your rights. Since December 4, 2017, the Muslim Ban has been in full effect for certain individuals from: Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. All are facing great difficulty in their applications for visas to be united with family, study in the U.S., get urgent medical treatment, or to visit for tourism.
In this advisory we cover the current status of the Muslim Ban, who is impacted, as well as information about the so-called waiver process. Please note that this information is subject to change based on the various legal challenges. We will update you should changes happen.
Who Is Impacted?
Certain nationals of seven countries - Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.
Muslim Ban 3.0 only applies to individuals who are 1) outside of the U.S. on the effective date, 2) who did not have a valid visa on that date, and 3) who have not obtained a waiver (discussed below).
CAIR has published a guide that provides more details on what to do if you are impacted by the Travel Ban. Our guide is available in English, Arabic, Farsi, Somali and Urdu.
Download the Travel Ban Know Your Rights Guide
CAIR San Diego provides information and legal services free of charge. Please contact us if:
CAIR San Diego – 858-274-4547. | Senior Civil Rights Attorney: Susanne Arani firstname.lastname@example.org
- You or someone you know is impacted by this Muslim Ban and would like free legal advice or assistance;
- Your community would like to request a "Know Your Rights" presentation
Copyright © 2018 CAIR San Diego, All rights reserved.
Our mailing address is:
CAIR San Diego7710 Balboa Ave.,Suite 326San Diego, CA 92111
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Watson, Beldock, & Beach
Saturday, July 14th, 8:00 p.m.Grassroots Oasis 3130 Moore St. SD
Tickets $15 advance (brownpapertickets.com) or $20 at the door
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR BORDER ANGELS
Dear Friends, It has been a while since we've had a concert in San Diego and we hope that lots of our long-time San Diego friends will come out to support this cause. Border Angels is a San Diego based, all-volunteer, non-profit organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice. They prevent unnecessary deaths by setting up water stations at common border crossings. They provide free legal assistance to immigrants and work with day laborers to ensure they are fed and that they are aware of their legal rights.
Our trio is happy to donate our proceeds from the concert to Border Angels. Also, we promise you a night of beautiful songs, stunning guitar playing and all around fun! Hope to see you there!
For advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com
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