Groups rally in downtown San Diego for rent, child care help

July 28, 2020

A pair of protests collided in front of State Sen. Toni Atkins’ downtown San Diego office Friday morning, and joined forces to call for help.

Members from the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment gathered to tell Atkins to support Assembly Bill 1436, which would extend the eviction moratorium until April 1, 2021. They say it’s the only way to protect people who haven’t been able to pay rent because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Meanwhile, a car rally organized by UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 demanded a new tax on California billionaires to help pay for child care and shore up holes in the state’s education budget.

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