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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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Santa Ana’s empty lots can bring many benefits to local residents — don’t let the city sell them!

Tell the Los Alamitos City Council, California’s Sanctuary Law is Here to Stay

Santa Ana City Council: Close the Santa Ana City Jail!

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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 tia, your comadre.

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