The Fight to Empower the Neglected

The Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition (OCPAC) is a nonprofit organization and a local poverty think tank dedicated to helping and empowering the homeless in Orange County. Through policy advocacy, the OCPAC promotes social and legal change. Its founder, attorney Mohammed Aly, is an advocate for those who…

My Love, My Dear

The Tiyya Foundation is a non-profit organization that assists and accommodates refugees and their families. The foundation was co-founded by Owliya Dima and her daughter Meymuna Hussein-Cattan, who are refugees from Ethiopia. Since 2010, Tiyya has grown and nourished into an organization that supports and raises awareness about…

Sewing as Resistance

The Social Justice Sewing Academy provides a platform where disadvantaged students create art as a way of narrating, shaping, and making meaning of their experiences in the world. Aditi MayerAditi Mayer is the founder of InSight Magazine. As a Literary Journalism and International Studies double major, she is passionate…

Angel de la Frontera: Angel of the Border

Repairing shelters and giving migrants hope are components of both Castro’s job and his passion.…