As the news dessert opens up in Orange Co. with its 3.3 million residents, the media continues to fall behind in covering us. The beginning of 2020 is an opportune time to raise KUCI’s game, so….. we’ll get on with that today with social scientists taking the reins; starting with Alexandra Macias, political science professor at Cal State University building what you could call a two-way civic education enterprise –https://www.california45th.org/.
In the second segment (minute 31:33), UCI Sociology Professor David Meyer runs some through lines into abundant protests unfolding on most continents, examining the synergy among national and International movements. The cue lengthens.
Reverend Mark Whitlock, Christ Our Redeemer AME Church in Irvine, reprises a rich day at his congregation commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. He looks at the soul of the 45th President’s inauguration, a president, a nation, and the resulting movements dealing with current agendas. COR will host: FAFSA & CA Dream Act Open Lab, 1/28/, 1-3 pm, at 45 Tesla Irvine “Calling all high school seniors; transfer, continuing, and undergraduate students.” 949-955-0014, for more details.
Next, (minute 28) Irvine Mayor Don Wagner dials in an appearance from the 85th annual US Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.
Congresswoman Mimi Walters (minute 42) avails listeners a brief look at her take on repealing the Affordable Care Act. Her staff will host a workshop, with a grant writing expert, on how to find available grant opportunities and successfully acquire funding. The event is free and open to individuals with all levels of grant writing experience. RSVP to: Donovan Higbee at (949) 263-8703 or Donovan.Higbee@mail.house.gov. Tues, Feb 7, 2017 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Irvine Civic Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606