Discord at OCCORD? Progressive Nonprofit Suffers Staff Exodus
Updated: Aug 12
Since 2005, Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development has earned a reputation for advancing progressive causes. From district elections to community land trusts to living wage campaigns, OCCORD’s been there for it all. More recently, the nonprofit’s community activists have been entrenched in the fight for a fair Angel Stadium deal in Anaheim and against any big development on Willowick Golf Course in SanTana and Garden Grove. Between it all, they’ve hosted citizenship fairs that help naturalize future voters.
But for reasons still unknown, OCCORD recently suffered a staff exodus that will inevitably slow their role for the time being.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post: