April 27, 2018

Chican@s Unidos (CU) de Orange County is offering multiple research and organizing internships this summer. CU is a grassroots social justice organization that has been active in many community struggles for the last 11 years. We believe in the value of research to hel...

March 29, 2018

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, March 27 to join a Trump administration lawsuit against California’s controversial sanctuary law.

The Supervisors passed a resolution that condemns the California Values Act and will use County resources to fund l...

March 12, 2018

Orange County was one of the few Women's Marches in the country to see an increase in participants.

The second annual Women’s March on January 20, 2018 was my first attendance of any larger scale organized rally. I had missed the one in 2017. I didn’t feel like I knew...

January 11, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SANTA ANA, CA, January 11, 2018 - For MLK Day Weekend, Youth-on-the-Move, Inc. and the Orange County Racial Justice Collaborative are hosting "Operation Goodwill 2018." Participants are encouraged to call 10-15 people throughout the weekend simply...

December 15, 2017

Class is something we rarely discuss, but it is essential that we talk about and normalize it if we're going to build a successful anti-racist movement.

Below is information from the Class Matters webpage on the Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) political education...

November 13, 2017

"It's ok to be white" sign spotted in a Laguna Niguel neighborhood.

Earlier this month, posters proclaiming “It’s ok to be white” started appearing on college campuses and on city streets across the country. The intent was to feed social unrest and sway white Americans...

October 1, 2017

Racist fears and hatreds are a poison, intoxicating a person into guilt and shame. In turn, barriers form and divide people. Especially for white people, it can be difficult for us to step outside of our belief system because of the lack of discussions happening in our...

September 1, 2017

In literary terminology, lyric poetry voices the feelings of a single individual, generally perceived to be the poet him or herself. Associated with song, lyric in the modern American and British tradition is not expected to comment on matters political, national, or c...

August 15, 2017

During last month's general meeting, we talked about white fragility - what it is, and how to avoid triggering it.

Robin DiAngelo, author of What Does It Mean to be White?, defines white fragility as the inability to handle the stress of conversations about race and rac...

July 11, 2017

The Hate U Give, a novel by Angie Thomas, is a story taken right from today’s headlines regarding a traffic stop that turns into tragedy when a Black 16-year-old named Starr Carter witnesses her best friend, Khalil, killed at the hands of a white police officer. The no...

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