2017 the Second Deadliest Year for OC Homeless

2017 has been the second deadliest year for Orange County’s homeless population, according to records obtained by the Orange County Register. READ ABOUT IT IN THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

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Lawsuit Filed to Halt Homeless Camp Clearing

A lawsuit has been filed to stop the clearing of the homeless camp along the Santa Ana riverbed. READ ABOUT IT IN THE LA TIMES: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-homeless-riverbed-lawsuit-20180129-story.html

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Contributions

At this season of Thanksgiving, give a gift with lasting impact. The Orange County Alliance for Just Change (OCAJC) invites you to celebrate what you are grateful for by giving a gift that has meaningful impact on others. Your donation to OCAJC will help us increase awareness, encourage involvement and facilitate greater cooperation as we address the county’s growing homeless (homelessness?) crisis. Consider making your gift to OCAJC in the name of someone you love. We will send that person a note that you have donated in their name along with our signature chrome keychain. All donations are tax deductible. United, we can multiply our blessings.

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“Day of Reckoning” for Anaheim’s Homeless

Yesterday, Orange County officials began clearing out the homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River bed.  Sadly, officials acknowledge that they don’t know where many of those being evicted will

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Kathy Tillotson, Unsung Hero, Brings Teens and Young Adults Off the Streets

Kathy Tillotson, of Build Futures in Huntington Beach, works tirelessly to save teens and young adults from life on the street.  Read her inspiring story here: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-tillotson-20171229-story.html#share=email~story

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Orange County given $23 million to fight homelessnes

California will receive the largest share of HUD’s new round of funding to fight homelessness.  Specifically, Southern California will receive $380 million, and Orange County is allotted $23 million.  U.S.

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A Note of Gratitude

As 2017 comes to a close, the OC Alliance for Just Change Team extends a sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of our supporters who helped us launch our

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    The Orange County Register has named Mohammed Aly, Founder of Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition, as one of OC’s 100 “Most Infuential” in 2017.  Click on the link

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“Homelessness in Southern California has exploded in recent years. So has the rehab business. Some people see a link.” Please check out this article, part of a series running in

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The homeless are not homogeneous and require a multifaceted approach

Please take a few minutes to read this thoughtful article, which suggests that “one size does not fit all” when addressing the many issues surrounding Orange County’s homeless population. Click

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