Mary Linda Sanders, president of the Collier County NAACP:
She said she has been attending meetings concerning the issue to get ideas of what can be done and educating people on their rights. “The new ‘in’ word is neighbor. No one wants affordable housing in their back yard.” Yet, it is a humanitarian action that should happen. It is a shame because Collier County needs to keep essential service personnel in Collier, otherwise no one will be able to live in Collier, she said.