Loretta Sanchez in the news

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Orange juice blog - by vern nelson

One thing Loretta has been busy with these last two years is teaching “leadership” courses at Harvard to aspiring politicians.  Also having followed the Carter hearings closely, Loretta has been working on two projects aimed at alleviating our housing/homelessness crisis: 

  • She’s taken the lead in raising $5 million for a 30-“micro-units” permanent supportive housing project – probably in Santa Ana – for unaccompanied homeless women, one of the underserved segments of our homeless population.

  • And due to come on board probably in an Anaheim industrial area within 5-6 months, an ambitious factory project, employing “second chance” young adults (recently released from jail/prison) as well as secondary-school students wanting engineering experience, to build those celebrated “tiny houses” for people’s back yards.

 
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OC WEEKLY - HAIRO CORTES

HOW RELENTLESS ACTIVISM MADE LORETTA SANCHEZ A BETTER IMMIGRATION ADVOCATE

I last saw congresswoman Loretta Sanchez back in August 2014. That’s when I was in Washington D.C. for a week of actions that capped a year of protests against the Obama Administration’s deportation policies, which culminated with the announcement of deferred action for parents of citizens and residents and the end of Secure Communities, the president’s flagship deportation program. We walked past each other in a hallway, and I wasn’t sure she recognized me. I turned to wave and she responded in kind

 
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orange county register - jordan graham

Former Democratic congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is the most prominent of the candidates who say they’ve entered the race to replace 3rd District Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who was elected to be the county’s new district attorney.