Dialogue/Diálogos at Kidworks

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Dialogue/Diálogos the two-year bilingual theatre project to gather and tell the stories of the Santa Ana Latino community will be at Kidworks 1902 W. Chestnut in Santa Ana at 6:30 pm on April 30, 2014.   Hosted alongside with the South Coast Repertory, and its community partner, Latino Health Access (LHA), the series of workshops and story circles in the community are turning… Read More

Voto Latino $500,000 Competition

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The Challenge: Create Change for the Latino Community Through Technology

  voto_latino_innovatorsVoto Latino, in Partnership with The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Google, Announces the Read More

Education Opportunity for OC Students

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Chican@s Unidos 2014 Scholarships Are Now Open

unidosIn a modest, but significant way, Chican@s Unidos wants to contribute to the educational endeavors of sisters and brothers by providing scholarships that come from donations from the community for our community. Enrollment is open from now until May 5, 2014. Recipients will be… Read More

Dialogue/Diálogos readings in April

Friday, March 28th, 2014
Staged reading with Dialogue/Diálogos teaching artistsMembers of the Santa Ana community—and others—are invited to attend one or more staged readings of a new community-inspired play by José Cruz González. The play-in-development is part of Dialogue/Diálogos, a creative partnership between Read More

Yesenia’s Dream Dress Drive

Friday, March 28th, 2014
yeseniasOne hundred and fifty diverse young women from Orange County and surrounding communities will gather on Saturday, April 5 for a day including everything from pampering, etiquette tips and self-esteem tools to hair and makeup tips, accessories, prom dresses and a Zumba class. Yesenia’s Dream Dress Drive will take… Read More

Mika CDC Event – Mar 15, 2014

Monday, March 10th, 2014
mika_1aCosta Mesa’s Mika CDC – 10th Annual C3 Basketball Tournament and Community Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday March 15, 2014. Sponsorships are still available for this event that is filled with Costa Mesa residents and families.   The tournament teams are made up of Read More

International Space Station Day Feb 22

Friday, February 21st, 2014
lil_sciThe California Science Center will be hosting "International Space Station Day" on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10am - 5pm. Admission is FREE but parking is $10.00.   The one-day event with special activities… Read More

Barrio Writers Indiegogo 2014

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
BW_2014I am going to explain why I have supported the Barrio Writers Indiegogo campaign to publish their 5th Edition and develop Summer 2014 FREE creative writing programs for youth 13-21 years old in California & Texas!
They had me at "Hello" those amazing young students of the Barrio… Read More

Coolest post for OCGente!

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
From the Barrio Writers for contributing to their Indiegogo campaign, They repaid OCGente with the greatest gift possible…their words.
For OC Gente O-ur community is what you pride in. C-ultura, G-ente. E-ndless gratitude comes from us. N-ever… Read More

One Million Bones ‘Revolution’

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
onemillionbones2The TED (Technology Education & Design) website posted this story on January 28, 2014. About an event that happened in the Summer of 2013. I pride myself on being informed about non-profit events and this story makes me realize I missed the 'Revolution'.… Read More