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
Thank you Mayor Don Wagner and Irvine City Council for allocating $3 million from the housing-in-lieu monies to the Nightmist Affordable Rental Housing project by the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT). In response, ICLT is adding extra low income units and reaching out to homeless veterans too. In researching Irvine housing a few weeks ago … Continue reading Nightmist Gets the Green Light