Gabriel San Roman
Anaheim First, Nonprofit Awarded City Funds, Tied to Right-Wing Attorney
Anaheim First, a nonprofit that recently teamed with the city to begin a community assessment study, ran a full-page ad in the OC Register‘s “Anaheim Bulletin” last week to proclaim the good news. It boasted, “Thank you Mayor Harry Sidhu and the Anaheim City Council for partnering with Anaheim First to ensure residents’ voices will drive neighborhood development in Anaheim.” That partnership became cemented with a $250,000 matching pledge approved by council during an Apr. 16 meeting. It proved to be the first step towards identifying neighborhood needs for the mayor’s pledge of investing $250 million in them through 2030.
But did city council know who they donated money to?
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