What we're about

Our group is a proud sponsor of events for the Orange County Poor People's Campaign (OC PPC). In addition, we support the state and nationwide efforts too.

This group serves to unite people from all walks of life in local communities by working together to alleviate the causes of racial, gender, and economic discrimination, demand to end all wars, promote social justice, defend animal rights, and identify environmental issues, while lessening our carbon footprint.

As a Peace Builder, we seek truth, take time to learn/understand, as well as further develop compassion for our self, while cultivating relationships with people from different cultures and backgrounds, including the environment in which we coexist in. We use conflict resolution and civil disobedience as a tool to overcome differences, not the use of violence.

What to expect from this group. Discussions, lectures, book club meetings, activist training, volunteer opportunities, protests, rallies, demonstrations, field trips to explore the environment, museums, art galleries, and documentaries/movies, plus, conferences, workshops, art activism, and so-on.

Upcoming events (5)

California Poor People’s Campaign Open House

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You're invited to attend the California Poor People's Campaign State Open House on Sunday, July 5th at 2:00 PM. At this Open House, we will get connected, learn more about the Campaign, and discuss our next steps to demand **Justice Jubilee in our state! Can we count on you to attend? Can we count on you to invite others for this event? RSVP FOR THE CA OPEN HOUSE, go to https://actionnetwork.org/events/california-poor-peoples-campaign-state-open-house?link_id=1&can_id=37510029a7f1c7eba9901c5d10ab0e70&source=email-lets-get-organized-poor-peoples-campaign-open-house-rsvp-today-15&email_referrer=email_843141&email_subject=youre-invited-california-poor-peoples-campaign-open-house **The Mass Poor People’s Assembly launched the Poor People’s Moral Justice Jubilee Policy Platform: https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/about/moral-justice-jubilee-policy-platform/, putting our elected leaders on notice with our demands: Somebody’s been hurting our people, and it’s gone on for far too long. We won’t be silent anymore! The Poor People’s Moral Justice Jubilee Policy Platform is organized into five sections: • Part I. Establish Justice and End Systemic Racism: The Right to Democracy and Equal Protection Under the Law • Part II. Promote the General Welfare: The Right to Welfare and an Adequate Standard of Living • Part III. Ensure Domestic Tranquility: The Right to Work with Dignity • Part IV. Secure the Blessings of Liberty: The Right to Health and A Healthy Environment • Part V. Provide for the Common Defense: Reprioritizing our Resources The Platform is grounded in these five principles: 1. Everybody in, nobody out. Everybody is deserving of our nation’s abundance. 2. When you lift from the bottom, everybody rises. Instead of “trickle-down, we start with the bottom up. 3. Prioritize the leadership of the poor, low-income, and most impacted. Those who are on the frontlines of these crises must also be in the lead in identifying their solutions. 4. Debts that cannot be paid must be relieved. We demand freedom from servicing the debts we cannot pay. 5. We need a moral revolution of values to repair the breach in our land. This platform abides by our deepest moral and Constitutional commitments to justice. Where harm has been done, it must be acknowledged and undone.

Online Discussion of White Fragility - Chapter 9

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Why are white people more receptive to other white people (rather than people of color) educating them on race? What does this say about the role white people must play in addressing systemic racism in society broadly and specifically in our homes, with our friends and family members, and in our workplaces with our colleagues? For our online book discussion on 7/5, we will be covering Chapter 9 - White Fragility in Action. We welcome you to join us. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/99086997621 Meeting ID:[masked] No password Mobile/Cell [masked] Meeting ID:[masked] No password To follow up on Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/OCWPAWS/?modal=admin_todo_tour

Housing is a Human Right: Collaboration & Execution

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Each week, we take part in our campaign to put a funding measure on the ballot for housing to end homelessness. Strategize for rapid response to unfolding developments. Increase our capacity for change through training. Guest Speaker - Helen Cameron, Community Outreach Director, Jamboree Housing speaking on: “Converting Motels into Homes” Such perfect timing with the CA budget just signed which includes $550 million to help local governments buy hotels and motels to provide long term housing for the unhoused. Newsom’s budget also includes $50 million to help local governments set up services in these newly acquired properties, plus another $300 million in general support to housing insecure residents. Related stories. https://voiceofoc.org/2020/07/oc-looks-at-buying-motels-for-homeless-housing-as-state-puts-550-million-on-table/ https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article243886562.html Other items include: Update on the People's Budget OC survey and seeking partners to help distribute. Explore Coalition Partners for "Roadmap to Housing" - launch and explore bond initiative HHROC is inviting you to 2 Zoom meetings on Monday July 6th 5:30pm-6:30pm Steering Committee and all are welcome. 7pm-8:30pm speaker meeting Same link for both meetings Join Zoom Meeting at this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87466925925?pwd=c2pEY3lBeVBTMzdaemJqbDUwRGIrZz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] Dial-in [masked] or [masked] *To see the schedule for the meetings, refer to the calendar at our website: summerofthepeople.org

Stop All Wars & Bring Our Troops Home - OC Peace Coalition Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91764533879 Meeting ID:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]# US (Germantown) [masked],,[masked]# US (Chicago) Anti War Peace Activists in and around Orange County come together to discuss issues and actions. ABOUT OC PEACE COALITION: “We advocate the peaceful resolution of international conflicts and that this ideal becomes a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy. PURPOSE OF THE MEETING: interested in educating, organizing and changing the U.S. foreign policies promoting illegal invasions and occupations, as well as stopping the militarization of the U.S. (High School Military Recruitment, the brutal treatment of undocumented workers, and the criminalization of youth, especially those of color). We do not support any specific party but do support anyone who is working for Peace and Justice. Bring your ideas and enthusiasm!" For more information about OC Peace Coalition, go to www.ocpeace.org

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