After raucous meeting, San Dimas won’t become first LA County city to oppose sanctuary state law – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Big victory past midnight as San Dimas city council voted 3-2 against a resolution presented by Councilmember Ryan Vienna to oppose SB-54. A testament to the work of a community-based coalition (that included the Latino and Latina Roundtable, LCLAA, IYC, NAACP, and others) that organized and prepared speakers, wrote an alternative resolution, carried out legal research, mobilized a core of San Dimas residents, gathered petitions, held meetings with the mayor, gathered support from dozens of organizations, and handled the verbal attacks of dozens of right wing militants with discipline and unity.

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After raucous meeting, San Dimas won’t become first LA County city to oppose sanctuary state law

Jose Zapata Calderon
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
Website:  www.josezcalderon.com

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