Stay Woke: “Trump’s Budget Proposal Severely Impacts Community Action”
An Op-Ed by Gregory C. Scott, President/CEO of Community Action Partnership of Orange County 

I must admit, sometimes I don’t pay attention, and that can have its perks. The advantages include not being distracted by the prevalence of misleading noise on social media and news outlets. On the other hand, when we stop paying attention to pressing community issues, the resulting consequences may be severely detrimental to the most vulnerable members of our society. Stay woke. We are at risk of becoming so numb to the challenges our country faces; we miss the opportunities to fight for the legislation put in place to help those in need and ultimately benefit us all. 

President Donald Trump recently released his budget proposal for FY 2019, recommending deep cuts, ( on many line items funding has been zeroed out completely ) to vital funding for programs that support some of our most vulnerable community members for the second year in a row. The President’s budget proposal eliminates funding for programs that assist low-income families served by Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAPOC), an anti-poverty and social justice organization. CAPOC is part of a network of 1,000 Community Action Agencies across the country, which currently serves 16 million low-income Americans annually... Read More
Please join us as we host an Open House Resource Fair! Come see and learn more about the various programs that we offer, all while enjoying music, games, and tacos! We will also have information & resource booths, tours of our OC Food Bank at 11:00am and 12:30pm, and a chance to say, "Hello!" to our new President/CEO, Gregory C. Scott.

This event is family friendly and completely free! (Please no pets, service animals are okay.)
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