August 26, 2018 - Beneath the blue wave in Orange County: Not just about House races in longtime GOP stronghold - Salon

All six candidates are avowedly progressive, but focused on issues specific to their cities. Common threads include affordable housing, reducing homelessness and sustainable environmental policies. Affordable housing is a pressing issue for Saddleback students, and is inextricably linked to homelessness, which can’t be addressed at less than a county-wide level. That was the major impetus for creating the group.

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August 24, 2018 - The students who would be king - Los Angeles Times

“We’re inspired by the model that Bernie Sanders had during his 2016 election,” Rybczyk said. “And he showed that if you’re authentic, if you can deliver, and if you do your research and you know what you’re talking about, you don’t need to be on the phone all the time fundraising.”

August 16, 2018 - 'We want people who represent the ideals of our generation' - Los Angeles Times

A coalition of young adults running for City Council seats countywide is hoping to address homelessness and sustainability while invigorating the youth vote in upcoming local elections.


July 12, 2018 - Orange County Students 4 City Council Gets Campaign Trails Started - San Clemente Times

A few students from the high school graduating class of 2018 and other young politicians are intending to run for their respective City Councils. Some of the students only gained the right to vote within the last year, as some are 18 years old.

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June 29, 2018 - Orange County Students For City Council Featured in the Dana Pointer

"A swiftly growing political movement in Orange County has captured the energy of young people committed to taking part in local politics by serving in elected positions on city councils..."

June 14, 2018 - Orange County Students For City Council on The Young Turks

TYT's Cenk Uygur spoke with Jackson Hinkle, Jake Rybczyk, and Perry Meade, of the Orange County Students For City Council about their efforts to elect more progressive young people to public office.



"Tomorrow Wednesday May 23rd, at 12 noon (PST) on the 'Raad Life' radio show our guests will be recent San Clemente High School Students, almost 19 year olds, Jackson Hinkle & Jake Rybczyk Candidates for City Council in San Clemente in 2018!"