From The Fresno Bee March 29, 2019:
Your voice matters, Joseph O’Neal.
So does yours, Lisa Flores. As does yours, Steve Brudenell.
Same goes for anyone reading this. Anyone who feels strongly about a particular issue and thinks no one in government will listen.
Last week, right here in Fresno [ed. and Sacramento], that simply wasn’t true. Their voices, part of a loud community chorus, were heard. Loudly enough to sway two important policy decisions at the local and state levels, one dealing with air pollution, the other with street begging.
“It’s a reminder of the importance and power of community voices,” said Veronica Garibay, co-founder and co-director of Leadership Council for Justice & Accountability.
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