COVID-19 Orange County Community Resources
Our CV-19 OC Community Response Team put together a comprehensive resource guide for community members to use. Please use the tabs on the bottom of the page in the spreadsheet to navigate different categories of resources.
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Take Action on Active Petitions
Tell Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) Central Committee to pass the resolution in support of Abolishing ICE.
Write to Orange County’s State Assembly Members to support tenant protections by voting in favor of AB 1482, which caps rent increases at 5% plus the Consumer Price Index and protect tenants from unjust evictions.
Write to Sharon Quirk-Silva, Cottie Petrie-Norris, Thom Daly, and other Orange County based Assembly Members to ask for their support for the California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) to address the crises of fatal police shootings in Orange County and California.
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