About Us

Chispa improves the lives of Latinxs in Orange County by providing a political home for young Latinxs to organize strategically and passionately online and offline in order to challenge systemic racism and ageism, and uplift working class Latinx communities.

Take Action on Active Campaigns

Living is Not a Crime: Reject Santa Ana Anti-Homeless Ordinance!

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ICE Detained a Santa Ana Father As He Went to Work! Demand His Release!

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Orange County’s Tributes to KKK Members and the Confederacy Must Go

Partner With Us!

Want to run your own online petition campaign? Use our Mijente petition platform, the petition software for the Latinx community.

Identifying the issue or injustice you want to change, and craft a demand.

Identify the people or entities with the power to correct the issue in order to direct your demand toward them.

Explain why you care about this issue. Write the text of your petition as if you were explaining it to a friend.

Share your petition with all your people over social media, email, and don’t forget to take it to the streets by telling your friends, your vecinos, your titi, your comadre, fulanito from the bodega.

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