June 18, 2013
Our fifth Student for Economic Justice this year is John Reid. John is a Mesa College student transferring to UC San Diego this fall. He will be partnering with the San Diego Labor-Council. “I’m excited about SEJ because it will give me a chance to learn from the very best when it comes to advocating for working people in San Diego.” Thanks John!
June 14, 2013
The budget passed! On Monday, the City Council voted to adopt the Mayor’s proposed budget with a few tweaks and additions. If you’ve been following the work of the Community Budget Alliance this spring, you already know that this is a good, responsive budget. Some highlights: Many of our communities will finally see the infrastructure projects they’ve been asking for, with a special emphasis on projects that were recommended by CBA. Resources for community plan updates and infrastructure condition...
CPI in the community
CPI's research and policy lead Corinne Wilson and organizer Trinh Le have spent much of the year working with the Community Budget Alliance (CBA). Conducting over 50 workshops in a three-month time span CBA has helped mobilize residents to be better advocates for their neighborhoods. Click here for an update on the fiscal year 2014.