Curbing Fraud vs. Encouraging the Vote: What is more important?

By: Robert Bryson This post will be the fourth in a five-part series examining “voter fraud,” its impact on elections, steps taken to curb it, and it will end with an analysis of Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute which is the Supreme Court case scheduled for arguments January 10, 2018 that will determine if … Continue reading Curbing Fraud vs. Encouraging the Vote: What is more important?

Connect, Support, and House: New Methods of Reducing Homelessness, Making Housing Affordable, and Improving Quality of Life are State of the City’s Key Components

By:  Jessica Colburn On January 11th, 2018, Mayor Kevin Faulconer delivered his State of the City Address to a full audience. Balboa Theatre was packed with city council members, fire and police personnel, and many of San Diego’s concerned citizens. The speech struck an optimistic tone, focusing on implementing new measures, abandoning old and ineffective … Continue reading Connect, Support, and House: New Methods of Reducing Homelessness, Making Housing Affordable, and Improving Quality of Life are State of the City’s Key Components

Voter Identification Laws: How is this still a thing?

By: Robert Bryson This post will be the first in a five-part series examining “voter fraud,” its impact on elections, steps taken to curb it, and it will end with an analysis of Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute which is the Supreme Court case scheduled for arguments January 10, 2018 that will determine if … Continue reading Voter Identification Laws: How is this still a thing?

The PIAC Plan: How to Provide Funding for Homelessness

By:  Ridgeway Woulfe Homelessness is an issue which is troublingly affecting all parts of San Diego’s political system at the moment.  Special meetings and discussion forums are held, tent cities are erected, and city sidewalks are bleached.  Many concerns are voiced about a city’s ability to address homelessness. One concern, however, stands out amongst the … Continue reading The PIAC Plan: How to Provide Funding for Homelessness

The Lack of Political Will: Why San Diego’s Homelessness Won’t Get Better without a Change in Its Leadership’s Mentality

By:  Ridgeway Woulfe At the San Diego Union-Tribune’s forum on the homeless crisis on October 25, one set of buzzwords was brought up repeatedly struck a chord – political will.  Gordon Walker, the new CEO of the San Diego Regional Task Force on the Homeless, outlined three needs for a city to appropriately address homelessness.  … Continue reading The Lack of Political Will: Why San Diego’s Homelessness Won’t Get Better without a Change in Its Leadership’s Mentality

A Review of Wednesday’s San Diego Union-Tribune Forum on the Homeless Crisis

By:  Ridgeway Woulfe PIAC was in attendance for the second in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s series of forums discussing the local homelessness crisis, held in the Balboa Theatre on Wednesday, October 25.  In a beautiful setting, a series of private and non-profit homelessness leaders spoke about the topic before turning to a question and answer … Continue reading A Review of Wednesday’s San Diego Union-Tribune Forum on the Homeless Crisis