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One Safe Place Welcome Event 7/2, 9am-1pm in San Marcos

One Safe Place is a new North County Family Justice Center opening in San Marcos. They are hosting a Welcome Event for the community on Saturday, July 2 nd , 9am-1pm at 1050 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos. Please see more information attached and here . We provide free support services all under one roof to anyone who has experienced family violence, child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, hate crimes, elder abuse, human trafficking, violent loss, or other crimes. At One Safe Place...

A Flexible School Schedule was a Lifeline for Hayley (

It was a chance meeting that brought Hayley Rico to Learn4Life. She was 17 years old, taking care of herself and her little brother because their parents who suffered from addiction were unable to properly provide for them. She had been kicked out of school for not attending regularly and was turned away from other schools because she had no permanent address to provide. Hayley happened to be at a community services event, and that evening two staff members from Learn4Life were there to talk...

Dr. Cornel West visits San Diego students from underserved communities (

Social justice advocate and philosopher, Dr. Cornel West visited San Diego today to talk to 150 middle school and high school students. Many of whom are from underserved communities. It's a visit hosted by UC San Diego with the intent to motivate those who oftentimes feel marginalized. Dr. West is famous for being a social justice advocate and he’s been interviewed thousands of times on big T.V. networks, but he made the drive to San Diego to speak to our future generation. “The focus on...

Decolonization Starts Inside of You (

Decolonization starts inside of you. It is a lot about finding compassion and kindness, and less about anger and fear. We should remember that it begins with an internal process of healing and reconciliation. Once we find that peace, then we will be able to move forward and unify as peoples. We must remember that we are all related. At Standing Rock, we saw a new vision of what it means to be human. The fire and the water were our tools for healing. It was not just a protest; it was an...


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