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10.20.20 A double whammy for jobless workers

Excerpted from Orange County Register

By Dan Walters

The state’s stubbornly high unemployment rate, nearly 50% higher than the national rate, means that the state Employment Development Department’s lackluster service to jobless Californians who need benefits for food and shelter will continue to draw media and political heat.

09.29.20 Irvine’s Families Forward: Non-Profit of the Year

Excerpted from Irvine Community News and Views

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has announced her selection of Families Forward of Irvine, as the 74th Assembly District’s 2020 Non-Profit of the Year.

Families Forward is a non-profit focused on ending homelessness for local Orange County families.  Families Forward exists to help families in need achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through housing, food, counseling, education, and other support services.


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