Join us: Launch Reception & Panel on Homelessness

After a year of preparation, the inaugural publication of InSight Magazine is finally ready to launch— a new student-run publication exploring poverty and inequality in Southern California.

Event Details

Launch Reception

The team invites you all to their launch event. The event will include an opening gallery reception at the Viewpoint Gallery in the UC Irvine Student Center. Snacks will be provided.

6:00-7:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Panel
8:00-8:30 p.m. – Q&A

Panel on Homelessness

Following the gallery reception, InSight Magazine will host a panel exploring the issue of homelessness within Southern California. The diverse panel of speakers include:

Kaleb Havens

Kaleb Havens is an activist and member of LA Catholic Worker, fighting for homeless rights. He recently engaged in a 46-day hunger & housing strike in Skid Row to protest against the city and county of Los Angeles and their failure to care for the needs of the homeless community and housing crisis affecting the city.

Patrick Hogan

Patrick Hogan is an activist and writer for the homeless in Orange County. His experiences living on the OC Riverbed have translated into his written work exploring personal stories and solutions to homelessness.

Sheena Innocente

Sheena Innocente, formerly homeless in Orange County, is now a social worker. A UCLA MSW graduate, Innocente works on policy-related research intended to increase the availability of low-income housing in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Mohammed Aly

Mohammed Aly is a local attorney & the founder of Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition. With a deeply rooted passion for homeless people, Aly advocates for civil rights for the homeless.

Brooke Weitzman

Brooke Weitzman is an attorney at the Elder Law and Disability Rights Center in Santa Ana and a UC Irvine School of Law alumni. She is an advocate for the prevention of the removal of homeless encampments along the Santa Ana Riverbed.
The panel will be moderated by Aditi Mayer, EIC of InSight Magazine.


Tue, April 24, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

Viewpoint Gallery, Student Center
311 West Peltason Drive
Irvine, CA 92697