Celebrate the 32nd annual Great American Write–In

Saturday 18 March 2017

Great American Write–In logo

When

Saturday 18 March 2017

9:30 – 13:30 (9:30 AM to 1:30 PM)

Where

Delhi Center
505 East Central Avenue
Santa Ana, California 92707
see here for map and directions

Who

Sponsored by Women For: Orange County (see also their Facebook page)

What

The Great American Write–In is an Orange County tradition. Held in early spring on a Saturday, this letter-writing jamboree motivates hundreds of citizens to take action on vital issues by writing their legislators and other leaders.

How much

Free Admission! Free Parking! Free Refreshments!

Event Page

See Facebook event page

Flyer

Please see the flyer (page 1) (page 2). (.PDF file)

Sponsored By Women For: Orange County

Participating Organizations

  • AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, OC Chapter Americans United for Separation of Church & State
  • Amnesty International, Irvine
  • Arab American Civic Council
  • Bread for the World
  • California Alliance for Retired Americans
  • California Clean Money Campaign
  • Chican@s Unidos
  • Childs-pace Foundation, Inc.
  • Church of the Foothills UCC & DOC Peace & Justice Ministry Citizens’ Climate Lobby
  • CIVIC-Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement CLUE - Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice
  • Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of OC & SBC Compassion and Choices – California
  • Concerned Citizens of Laguna Woods Village
  • Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater LA (CAIR-LA) Cousins Club of O.C.: Americans for Israeli/Palestinian Peace Dayle McIntosh Center
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., O.C. Alumnae Chapter
  • Democracy for America – Orange County
  • Democratic Party of Orange County
  • Episcopal Diocese – HIV Program / Shanti O.C.
  • Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks
  • Friends of Sabeel in Orange County
  • Greenpeace
  • Isaiah House/OC Catholic Worker
  • IUCC Advocates for Peace & Justice
  • League of Women Voters of OC – An Inter-League Organization Living Ubuntu
  • Military Families Speak Out
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange County (NAMI OC) National Assoc. for the Advancement of Colored People – OC National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – OC Chapter
  • National Council of Negro Women – OC Section
  • National Women’s Political Caucus of Orange County
  • O.C. 9/11 Truth
  • O.C. Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • O.C. Equality Coalition (OCEC)
  • O.C. Human Relations
  • O.C. Interfaith Committee to Aid Farm Workers
  • O.C. May Day Coalition
  • O.C. National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • O.C. Peace Coalition
  • ONE.org
  • Progressive Interfaith Alliance
  • Residents for Responsible Desalination (R4RD)
  • Save Banning Ranch Together
  • Sierra Club
  • The Beautiful Resistance
  • Thurgood Marshall Bar Association
  • Together We Will – OC
  • United Nations Association, O.C. Chapter
  • Veterans for Peace – Orange County Chapter
  • WELead OC
  • Women for American Values and Ethics (WAVE)
  • 45th District Alliance California

Directions

Delhi Center, 505 East Central Avenue, Santa Ana, California 92707 — (714) 481-9600

From South follow Barranca Parkway to Dyer, then right on Halladay to Central and turn left to the Delhi Center.

From the 55 Freeway, exit at Dyer West, then follow directions above.

From the North or West follow Warner to Maple, turn right to Central, and left to the Delhi Center.

At The Write–In

Discover that the pen is mightier than the sword!

  • Meet representatives of local and national advocacy groups!
  • Learn about today’s vital issues!
  • Raise your voice by writing to the decision-makers who can make a difference in health, the environment, peace, human and civil rights, education.

Writing

Women For: Orange County

Women For: Orange County is a grassroots advocacy and educational organization. As engaged members of the community, we take action on local, state, national, and international issues. We believe in building a more inclusive democracy, cultivating peace by meeting human and environmental needs, empowering women, and creating a sustainable world of shared prosperity, freedom, and justice. Networking with like-minded groups, we focus on the following goals to help enact our shared vision.

  • Advancing human and civil rights
  • Promoting peace and justice
  • Improving public education
  • Securing health care for all
  • Protecting the environment

Participating Groups

Most of the groups represented at the Great American Write-In reflect the stated goals of Women For: Orange County. In a few cases, groups have been included that deal with controversial issues on which Women For: Orange County has not taken a public stand.

No participating organization may be anti-choice, racist, or sexist.