Creative Crafts for a Cause: Handmade Backpacks and Compassion Kits for Homeless Neighbors When: April 25, 2019, 5 – 7 pm Number of People: May be capped at 30 Cost: $5 suggested donation Location: Irvine (after RSVP, closer to date) RSVP is Required at http://tinyurl.com/craftsforcause InSight Magazine and Irvine for Everyone are partnering to host a family-friendly, all ages welcome, creative crafts … Continue reading Creative Crafts for a Cause
An Invitation to the Buffet of Educational Experiences What: Homelessness Demystified: Buffet of Educational Experiences When: Feb 2 - May 4, 2019 Where: various events in different locations in Irvine, OC, Long Beach Website: http://irvineforeveryone.org/ There’s an important lesson we can learn from the honey bee. In her lifetime, a honey bee only makes 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey. It’s … Continue reading About the Honey Bee 🐝 and the BEE ❤️
Thanks to PWP, I4E, InSight Magazine and other friends and neighbors for joining the first event in the series on Homelessness Demystified. It was a "full house" and everybody is excited about the Buffet of Educational Experiences, going on from now until May 4. The Buffet is offered by non profits and grassroots groups in the OC and … Continue reading Buffet of Educational Experiences (Homelessness Demystified)
David Freeman's photographs taken Dec. 2018 showing homeless people at the eviction of Maxwell Park in Anaheim will be on display. David, is on vacation, and will not be on hand. Brian Peterson, Faces of Santa Ana and Kim, however will be. "We envision a world where every person is visible, connected, and loved. Faces … Continue reading World-renowned Art Displays at Homelessness Demystified: Creating Awareness, Understanding, and Solutions, Feb. 2, 2019, Canvas, Irvine.
Professor Jacob Avery from UCI in The Vicious Cycle of Homelessness will show us how homeless people meet their basic needs and how they are punished for meeting those needs. Dr. Avery is a core faculty and teaching professor in the Department of Sociology, Honors Program Director, and Undergraduate Director, Sociology, University of California at … Continue reading Meet the All Star Panel of Homelessness Demystified: Creating Awareness, Understanding, and Solutions, Feb. 2, 2019, Canvas, Irvine.
Homelessness Demystified: Creating Awareness, Understanding, and Solutions is the first of two panels on Feb, 2, 2019, 9:30 am, Canvas, Irvine. Space is limited. RSVP Required. Online registration: https://tinyurl.com/PWW19. Presbyterian Women of Los Ranchos warmly invite women and men to join them at Canvas, Irvine, on February 2, 2019 (9:30 am - 12 noon) to … Continue reading Homelessness Demystified
"How do you treat people you pass by? God asked. That's where I will build my church. Where there’s love. Where people treat each other well." Patrick Hogan, speaker at the National Homeless Persons Memorial Day service by Hope4Restoration / Tim Houchen, Anaheim Cemetery. "Other people may disregard them. But we have come together as … Continue reading The Longest Night – OC Remembers
Volunteers, especially residents in Irvine, are needed for the Irvine For Everyone (i4e) housing advocacy and community education initiative. Launched in April 2018, we are a group of Irvine and OC residents who support the full spectrum of housing in Irvine. A key tool is the open, online I4E Digital Library / Housing Hub at … Continue reading Call for Housing Advocates, Champions and Volunteers
In preparation for the Disrupting Racism workshops I am leading at the Presbyterian Women 2018 Gathering, Louisville, Kentucky, August 4, 2018 (1:00 – 5 pm), I've compiled the Anti-racism related overtures from the 223rd General Assembly of the PC(USA) which took place in June 2018 at St. Louis, Missouri. It is 154 pages and the … Continue reading 223rd General Assembly PC(USA): Anti-racism
Last week, an Op Ed I'd written in late February/late March was finally published. I discuss how housing and development in Irvine is misunderstood and the real cause of traffic congestion. I conclude thus: We – you and I who live in Irvine – have a choice. We can pay attention to the research, experts, … Continue reading Paying More to Drive: Responses