The rally and press conference outside the San Dimas city chambers will begin at 6 PM. Please show up to San Dimas City Council (245 East Bonita Ave.) at 6 PM for a rally and press conference on Tuesday, April 10th before the San Dimas City Council (set for 7 PM) where the city council will be taking up a discussion on opposing Senate Bill 54 (California Values Act). This is part of a strategy of conservative right-wing groups to build momentum to get cities to sign on to a brief opposing the statewide bill that curtails cooperation between city and police with federal immigration officials.
San Dimas Councilman Ryan Vienna said he decided to personally sign a brief opposing Senate Bill 54, passed last year and known as the California Values Act, because he believes it’s an important public safety matter. He urged his fellow elected officials Tuesday night to engage in a dialogue about the law’s potential impact to San Dimas.
After hearing the comments from Vienna at Tuesday’s meeting, San Dimas Councilman Emmett Badar proposed the council hold a study session on the issue.
The council is set to meet again on April 10 and will have the issue on the agenda.
Jose Zapata Calderon President of Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies 1050 North Mills Avenue Claremont, CA 91711-6101 (909) 952-1640 Jose_Calderon@pitzer.edu