Rejón: Suppression Alone is Not the Answer

Fernando Rejón of the Urban Peace Institute writes that Santa Ana and county leaders should follow the lead of cities who have been successful at reducing violence by integrating community-led organizations to support public safety efforts with a public health approach that can reduce crime in a permanent manner.

Coast District Approves Resolution to Transition to Trustee Elections by District Areas

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July 20, 2017
NEWS RELEASE
                                                                                
COAST DISTRICT APPROVES RESOLUTION TO TRANSITION TO TRUSTEE ELECTIONS BY DISTRICT AREAS
COSTA MESA, CA – During the July 19, 2017 regularly scheduled board meeting, the Coast Community College District Board of Trustees approved Resolution 17-21, stating the intention to transition from at-large to by-trustee area elections. The District has a long history of electing trustees who are members of a minority group. In past elections, voters in all parts of the District elected all trustees at-large, although each trustee resides in a separate one of the five designated areas of the District.