Aly: Dear Tustin Legacy Neighborhood

Mohammed Aly, a local resident and executive director of the Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition, writes that doing nothing about homelessness is no longer an option. Given the progress of a federal lawsuit on homelessness in Orange County, Aly argues that cities like Tustin, which tonight will consider approving for construction 54 affordable rental units and 60 permanent supportive affordable rental units, can no longer refuse to provide housing opportunities for low income people.

Aly: When Hateful Rhetoric Engulfs a Tent in Flames

Mohammed Aly, a local attorney and founder of Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition, challenges Orange County Supervisors on their rhetoric toward the homeless, questioning whether recent statements by Supervisors Chairman Andrew Do and Supervisors Todd Spitzer have actually fueled violence against homeless individuals.