Press Releases & Statements

May 4, 2024

MANA de San Diego Disappointed by Language Used by Brigette Browning, Local Union Leader 

Statement from MANA de San Diego in response to language used by Brigette Browning, Local Union Leader. 

April 18, 2024

Legislation to Empower First Generation College Students Advances in the Assembly

“Assembly Bill 2953, authored by Assemblymember David Alvarez (D-San Diego) has been passed by the California Assembly Committee on Higher Education. This legislation seeks to alleviate hurdles to higher education access for first generation students in California.” 

Assembly Bill 2953 is supported by MANA de San Diego (Sponsor). 

April 8, 2024

ACR 147 (Alvarez) – California’s First-Generation College Celebration Day

MANA de San Diego supports David Alvarez’s bill to recognize November 8th, 2024 as “California’s First-Generation College Celebration Day”  in order to recognize the importance of first-generation college students.

ACR 147 (Alvarez) Fact Sheet 

October 5, 2023

Latina Equal Pay Day 2023

October 5 is Latina Equal Pay Day. We bring awareness to this utmost important issue that is prevalent to Latinas and our community. Hear from our Executive Director and community leaders. 

September, 2023

LETTER TO GOVERNOR NEWSOM: SUPPORT SB702 (Limón)

MANA de San Diego supports bill SB702 (Limón), a bill that requires the office of the Governor to maintain a list of every state board and commission that includes, for each state board or commission, the membership list, stated purpose, duties, meeting frequency, internet website, and vacancies in the membership. Along with the requirement of creating and publishing on its Internet website a report containing voluntary demographic information. MANA de San Diego stands with 32 other local San Diego organizations in support of the bill. 

December 8, 2022

LATINA EQUAL PAY DAY, LATINA PAY GAP WIDENS

Latina Equal Pay Day is the day we recognize the wage gap that Latina women face. More than 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, full time, year-round Latina workers earn only 57 cents for every dollar earned by white non-Hispanic men.

November 8, 2022

YES ON CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 1, RIGHT TO REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM AMENDMENT 2022.
MANA de San Diego urges its members and allies to vote yes on California Proposition 1, Right to Reproductive Freedom Amendment which will add language to the state constitution to guarantee access to reproductive health care.

August 18, 2022

SAN DIEGO LATINAS MOBILIZE TO FIGHT FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

MANA de San Diego opposes the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which resulted in the overturn of Roe v. Wade. This ruling dramatically limits the ability of women and individuals who can conceive, to access abortion care and will disproportionately impact black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), transgender, nonbinary and other historically marginalized groups.

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