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Preserve the City’s Housing Opportunity Ordinance. Maintain the in-lieu fee payment at $15 for all residential projects. Prohibit the diversion of money for affordable housing to public safety programs. Allow money for affordable housing to be used for Cooperative Housing Programs.
Put money into building Santa Ana communities, not policing them!
Demand: Release people from Orange County Jails and prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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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