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Marlena Truong

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  • donated 2021-07-08 22:01:03 -0700

  • published The History of Mothers Day in Home 2021-05-11 17:10:23 -0700

    The History of Mothers Day

    From NWPCOC to you, happy late Mother's Day! We are thinking of those who are mothers, those who have lost mothers, mothers who have lost children, and those who are yearning to be mothers! In fact, Mother's Day has a deep and interesting history. 

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  • April: Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    April 2021 marks the official 20th anniversary of SAAM. The need to recognize this movement is imperative. As the National Sexual Violence Research Center writes, "It's impossible to prevent an issue no one knows about, and it’s difficult to make people aware of a problem without providing a solution." As an organization dedicated to supporting women of all backgrounds, we want to join in raising awareness, and being a part of the solution.

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  • published Hate is a Virus: A Discussion with Tammy Cho in Home 2021-03-30 17:49:35 -0700

    Hate is a Virus Discussion

    The recent murders of API (Asian and Pacific Islander) women in Atlanta has shocked us to the core. The subsequent violence towards API elders has been additionally terrifying and eye-opening. With the racially charged language towards the pandemic used by Donald Trump, violence against APIs have risen over 1900%. This is nothing new, but it definitely is a problem.

    The phrase “Hate is a Virus” has grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic. So much so that it started an initiative. Tammy Cho and Michelle K. Hanabusa founded Hate Is A Virus, a nonprofit community of mobilizers and amplifiers to dismantle racism and hate. They continue to mobilize the community to participate in local and national campaigns, create space for dialogue and education, and provide actionable steps and funding in partnership with trusted community leaders.

    NWPC OC stands with the API community locally and nationally. We are committed to protecting womxn and making sure they have rights and protections.

    Join us on April 8th for a discussion with Hate Is A Virus Co-Founder Tammy Cho, NWPC OC President Marlena Truong, and NWPC OC Events Chair Branda Lin. After the discussion, we’ll open it up to the audience for a check-in session. The evening will be an opportunity to learn how to be better allies and give APIs a chance to cope and heal.

    This is a free event, but donations are appreciated. All donations go towards the efforts to identify, train, and elect progressive, pro-choice womxn in Orange County. You can donate here.

    RSVP for the event HERE.


  • is hosting NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting 2021-02-18 15:54:16 -0800

    NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting

    The NWPC OC Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6 pm.  We invite NWPC OC members to join us for these meetings.  We can always use volunteer committee members, as well as board members.  Contact NWPC OC President, Marlena Truong at [email protected] if you would like to join the board or volunteer to serve on a committee.

    For the foreseeable future, all meetings will be virtual, via Zoom.

    WHEN
    November 04, 2021 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Via Zoom until further notice
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  • is hosting NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting 2021-02-18 15:54:15 -0800

    NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting

    The NWPC OC Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6 pm.  We invite NWPC OC members to join us for these meetings.  We can always use volunteer committee members, as well as board members.  Contact NWPC OC President, Marlena Truong at [email protected] if you would like to join the board or volunteer to serve on a committee.

    For the foreseeable future, all meetings will be virtual, via Zoom.

    WHEN
    October 07, 2021 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Via Zoom until further notice
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  • is hosting NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting 2021-02-18 15:54:14 -0800

    NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting

    The NWPC OC Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6 pm.  We invite NWPC OC members to join us for these meetings.  We can always use volunteer committee members, as well as board members.  Contact NWPC OC President, Marlena Truong at [email protected] if you would like to join the board or volunteer to serve on a committee.

    For the foreseeable future, all meetings will be virtual, via Zoom.

    WHEN
    September 02, 2021 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Via Zoom until further notice
    rsvp

  • is hosting NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting 2021-02-18 15:54:13 -0800

    NWPC OC Monthly Board Meeting

    The NWPC OC Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6 pm.  We invite NWPC OC members to join us for these meetings.  We can always use volunteer committee members, as well as board members.  Contact NWPC OC President, Marlena Truong at [email protected] if you would like to join the board or volunteer to serve on a committee.

    For the foreseeable future, all meetings will be virtual, via Zoom.

    WHEN
    August 05, 2021 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Via Zoom until further notice
    rsvp

  • published Join us in Celebrating Black Women in History in Home 2021-02-09 19:15:02 -0800

  • donated 2021-07-17 10:47:36 -0700

  • published A Tribute to the Notorious in Home 2020-09-26 14:14:14 -0700

    A Tribute to the Notorious

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    It was January 26, 2020 when Kobe Bryant passed away and my boyfriend was devastated. He told me it seemed weird to be so sad and upset over someone he had never met in person, but had so admired. Kobe Bryant was my boyfriend’s idol.

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg was mine.

    I remember seeing “On the Basis of Sex” in theaters. I was super excited to see it, but I couldn’t have guessed the impact it would have on me.

    The last scene is what sticks with me to this day.

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  • published Black Lives Do Matter Registration 2020-09-23 18:12:34 -0700

  • published Phone Bank for Allyson Damikolas in Home 2020-09-17 22:19:04 -0700

    Phone Bank for Allyson Damikolas

    NWPC OC is looking for volunteers to phone bank for Allyson Damikolas this upcoming Tuesday, September 22nd 5-8pm. 

    If you've never phone banked before, not a worry. Training is provided at 5pm by Allyson Damikolas' campaign manager.

    Sign up here to help NWPC OC support Allyson Damikolas.

    If you aren't free Tuesday but still want to help, make sure to sign up for a different date. Every little bit helps!

    I hope to see you Tuesday night!

    ~Marlena Truong, President of NWPC OC


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