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June 2022

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...

Opinion: Mass Incarceration Must End; Closing Private Prisons Is a Good Start (

Photo: ( Sandy Huffaker/inewsource) © Provided by Times of San Diego The Times of San Diego article, Opinion: Mass Incarceration Must End: Closing Private Prisons is a Good Start Last year, President Joe Biden acknowledged what had been evident for years: Our nation’s reliance on mass incarceration “imposes significant costs and hardships on our society and communities and does not make us safer,” according to the president’s Executive Order 14006 signed just days after he took office. In...

Necessary Conversations: Talking Frankly About Race (

By Alonzo l. Plough, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 8, 2022 Engaging in honest dialogue about race sometimes means lowering our defenses and acknowledging our feelings so we can walk together toward racial equity. The opening of the Tops Friendly Market in East Buffalo was a triumph of community activism , a victory for residents who struggled for years against food apartheid . In a neighborhood that had long lacked a full-service supermarket, the store became a symbol of local...

Ryan’s story: A hard-charging California firefighter loses his last battle to suicide (

He was Superman. A skilled surfer, skateboarder and hockey defenseman. A leader much admired and sometimes resented. He was hard-charging, driven by the motto of his unit: “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.” Cal Fire Captain Ryan Mitchell was the embodiment of the heroic archetype: 6–foot-4, strong and stoic, brave in the face of danger, the last person anyone expected to take his own life. Until he did. On that bright November morning, Mitchell cleared up the paperwork at the end of his...

Inner-City Athletic Program's FREE "Steppin Up" 8-week Summer Program

June 21st through August 11th Positive Youth Experiences In Partnership with Willie Henderson Sports Complex for boys & girls, ages 7 to 14. * Wellness Lessons * Exercise, Games * Physical Activities * Coping and Social Skills * FREE LUNCH PROVIDED To sign up, call (619)281-6903 Inner-City Athletic Program 4578 Logan Avenue, Suite B San Diego, CA 92113

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