Water in CA: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – July 23 (and lots more!)


“Live simply so that others may simply live.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

Hi everyone,

Okay, so we all know this. California has been suffering from extreme drought for years now. Here’s the question, how many of us really know enough about our local water situation and the complicated issues involved with it? And, as climate change continues, what can we expect, and what do we need to be doing about it?

By the way, did you know?

“By making one meal a week with lentils instead of beef, a family of four can save the equivalent of 17 bathtubs full of water.”
– Oxfam International, The Food Transformation: Harnessing consumer power to create a fair food future

Since this is such an important issue, Orange County for Climate Action (OCCA) asked Ray Hiemstra of Orange County Coastkeeper to come help us deepen our understanding. Thursday, July 23, please RSVP to join us for Water in California, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Additionally, we are in the initial planning stages of several local items such as getting cities on board with Meatless Mondays, making solar power more accessible, and reducing OC’s food waste. This would be a great time to jump in with OCCA’s efforts. Our next planning meeting is this week. See details and additional upcoming events at the bottom of this email.

And — don’t forget we want to hang out with you and have some fun on Thursday August 6 when we will be eating lots of yummy vegan food at the annual Living Ubuntu Veggie Grill Fundraiser. Make sure it’s on your calendar

Next email: Watch for an update on Trauma Recovery for East African Refugees in San Diego.

Thank you for being engaged,

Barbara English, LMFT
Founder and Executive Director, Living Ubuntu
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[Ubuntu] n. Every human being truly becomes a human by means of relationships with other human beings

::: UPCOMING EVENTS :::

Orange County for Climate Action (OCCA) meeting come join us!
Wednesday July 15 6:30p-8p
1151 Dove St #210 Newport Beach CA 92660

TRE ‘Group Shake’ the next one will be July 16!
1st and 3rd Thursdays 4p – 5:30p (ongoing)
Newport Beach

Living Ubuntu volunteer and planning meetingcome join us!
Tuesday July 21 6:15p
2424 SE Bristol Street, Suite 300, Newport Beach, CA  92660
(If you arrive late and door is locked, call Patty: 949.246.2969)
Conference line: (951) 262-4343 | Access code: 377504

Living Ubuntu Fun-draiser at The Veggie Grill
August 6 4p-9p
Irvine

TRE for Women in the East African Community

Saturday August 8 10a – noon
San Diego

Neurogenic Yoga in the Parkmore info soon
Saturday August 22 10a – noon
San Diego

Intro to TREmore info soon
Saturday September 26 10 – noon
Newport Beach

TRE for Men in the East African Community

Sunday September 27 3p – 5p
San Diego

TRE Global Certification Module II
Friday October 9 – Sunday October 11
San Diego

Gene Baur (of Farm Sanctuary) is coming to Chapman University!more info soon
Wednesday October 14 7p
Orange

Neurogenic Yoga in the Parkmore info soon
Saturday October 24 10a – noon
Orange County

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