The 29th Annual Southern CA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference AND Native American Relics Beneath Us

UCI researcher Daniel Gillen speaks to all facets, including his talk, of the upcoming 29th annual Alzheimer’s conference, held this Friday, 9-21, 7:30 a.m. til 4 p.m.at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. Right around the corner, right down the street. Registration is still available at: https://www.mind.uci.edu/announcing-the-29th-annual-socal-alzheimers-disease-research-conference/. Details regarding participation in clinical trials are available at: 949-824-0008 or research@mind.uci.edu.

In the second segment (min 32:24), Patricia Martz, anthropologist and board president of the California Cultural Resources Preservation Alliance, has lots of opportunities to direct our attention toward the civilizations over which we’ve settled our subdivisions and infrastructure: first is the California Cultural Resource Preservation Alliance’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, coming up this Sunday Sept. 23rd, the other are ancestor walks, 8 of them, around the OC, on October 6th. Details about both events are available at:https://www.facebook.com/California-Cultural-Resources-Preservation-Alliance-CCRPA-121990207811286/.

Lives At Risk Before and After 9/11

Marking a somber 17th anniversary ofAt Risk Before and After 9/11 9/11, are voices reminding us of what’s been and continues to be at risk in this nation of ours. First, Melina Abdullah, co-founder of the LA Black Lives Matter, breaks down the persistent structural barriers that deprive African Americans of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

In the second segment (min 35:30), Nuha Eshaq, non-profit professional aiding refugees in Orange County, lets sink in the huge divide that current immigration policy poses for her Yemenese family, friends, and colleagues; the travel ban amidst a violent proxy war.  She directs listeners attention to a recently introduced Congressional joint resolution pursuant to the “1973 War Powers Resolution calling for an end to U.S. support for the Saudi war in Yemen.”

Citizenship Fair Live in Anaheim 9-29-18 AND Assistance League of Irvine “Igniting Potential”

Jorge Hermosillo of the OC Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), puts on the map and your calendar their yuge Citizenship Fair in Anaheim on Sept 29th; an opportunity for all to assist applicants to become naturalized citizens. The Fair is here before we know it! Details about training to prepare for the big event and the big event itself are available at: https://www.occord.org/volunteer. OCCORD is located 13252 Garden Grove Blvd. Suite 204, in Garden Grove.

In the second segment (min 37:43) Diana Cavanaugh returns to talk about the Assistance League of Irvine’s Sept 12, Igniting Potential, a collaborative giving day, as well as ongoing fundraising efforts, toward meeting the needs of not-so-affluent households in Irvine. The 24 hour event is available online at: https://igniting-potential.funraise.org/. The Assistance League of Irvine, for donations or boutique purchases is located at 2452 Alton Parkway, 949-789-5020. Doors are open Wed. Thur. Sat 10-3; and Fridays 10-5:30 p.m.