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Chispa is a brave organizing political home for young Latinx identifying peoples. Chispa seeks to engage with excluded peoples to uproot systems of oppression and cultivate systems grounded in community accountability, solidarity, and self-determination for our communities to thrive.

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Deport This! was a partnership between Chispa, OC Weekly, and Orange County Immigrant Youth United that ran from 2018 to 2019. The column existed as a rebuttal to Donald Trump’s racist politics and his OC cheerleaders, who’ll no doubt get triggered week after week by the news and vies undocumented young people and our allies.

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Lawsuit: Former SanTana Cop Union Boss Alleges Retaliation for Opposing Union’s “Illegal” “Election Scheme” in 2016

Excerpt: Lawsuit by former SAPOA boss, John Franks and Laura Franks, alleges he was forced to resign as union president for refusing to participate in the union’s successful election scheme that supported city council candidates in exchange for their pledged to vote for the removals of then-City Manager David Cavazos and then-Chief of Police Carlos Rojas.

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