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Hugo Marquez, a 2020 graduate of James Lick High School, is heading to college with big aspirations, hoping to become mayor of San Jose one day.

Mindy Tuong, a Vietnamese American rising junior at San Jose’s Silver Creek High School, supports a repeal of the ban on affirmative action.

Amaris Albini, a Latina at Overfelt High School in San Jose, says that students of color often face additional hurdles beyond what affirmative action would help counter.

In the school I go to, James Lick High School, there’s many resources we’re missing, from simple things like nurses to mental health workers,” he said.

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