United to End Homelessness: An Interview with Sue Parks

United to End Homelessness is an initiative whose mission is to reduce homelessness in Orange County to functional zero by 2024. By collaborating with other organizations, government agencies, and public institutions like UC Irvine, United Way is dedicated to helping the community and its constituents. After speaking with…

Creative Crafts for a Cause: Volunteers needed!

Join us this April in sewing backpacks, organizing compassion kits and writing letters for homeless neighbors. InSight Magazine and Irvine for Everyone are partnering to host a creative crafts and compassion session where attendees will work together to create Compassion Kits to give to homeless people. We welcome…

Photo-essay: Women Marching Into a Promising New Year

Pictured are images of the 2019 Los Angeles Women's March from January 19th, a demonstration that attracted thousands of attendees with their signs and flags voicing concerns with issues against women. The march carried themes of empowerment and asserting the demands of women all over California and the…

Faces and Voices of the 2019 Women’s March

For many, attending the annual Women's March last January was the right way to set off the new year with hope and enthusiasm. Thousands of people from all backgrounds in LA County and across the state came together to demonstrate in Downtown LA on pressing women's issues at…

A Conversation With Dr. Martín Burt, Founder of Poverty Stoplight

Poverty Stoplight is a tool and platform that can be used to enable families to self-assess their levels of poverty and subsequently develop strategies for growth. The tool generates maps that will show the multi-dimensional ways in which individuals are socio-economically challenged and enables them to strengthen themselves…

Irvine for Everyone and InSight Magazine Launch Collaboration with an Educational Crafts Experience

Irvine, Calif., January 31, 2019 – We are excited to share that Irvine for Everyone and InSight Magazine, Irvine, are establishing a partnership together. Our joint mission will be to educate, engage, and inspire change by highlighting poverty issues in our immediate communities.…

Opinion | How Hollywood Gets Poverty All Wrong

The issue of poverty existing as a major taboo in American society is neither a secret nor a surprise. Keen on preserving the illusion of the “American Dream,” American mainstream media strategically chooses to steer clear of the topic of poverty altogether. This national fear of undermining our…

MI CASA ES SU CASA: How Casa Youth Shelter is a Place of Home and New Beginnings

On a regular day, many pass the homeless on their way to the local coffee shop or night class and do little more than cast a sympathetic glance their way or, at times, even offer a few dollars as solace. This is the extent to which many interact…

Finding Illumination in the Darkest of Times: Stories of Homelessness in Orange County

Captivating portraits and stories from some of Orange County's homeless residents.…

Opinion | Universal Basic Income: Why the most popular solution to automation-driven problems fails in the long-run

There seems to be little doubt now; the forces of automation are presenting a catastrophe of major job losses for huge swathes of the working class within the near future. This could put untenable amounts of people on the streets looking for work, unless some sort of welfare…