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Please join us for a presentation
highlighting intolerance and violence
to create a kinder world
honoring human rights & dignity for all.
KEY SPEAKERS

R. Derek Black, Former White Nationalist

Derek Black was an avowed white nationalist. His father founded Stormfront, a massive online hate group and his godfather was David Duke, leader of the KKK. He was considered the "leading light" of the white nationalist movement until he went to college and amidst ostracism from the other students, he accepted an invitation to Shabbat dinner that profoundly changed his life. Mr. Black is the subject of the book Rising Out of Hatred by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Eli Saslow. His story offers hope that through the power of love and connection, people can change.

Jeanne and Gideon Bernstein, Parents of Blaze Bernstein

Orange County residents Jeanne and Gideon Bernstein are the parents of Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old Ivy League college student who was murdered in an alleged hate crime because he was gay. These courageous parents have turned their tragedy into a nationwide movement dedicated to making the world a better place by confronting hate with kindness. #BlazeItForward inspires others to use his memory as a catalyst to inspire philanthropy, do good deeds and improve the human condition.

 
victoria mendez
stanford university,
global director,
cool 2 be kind
anna mendez
national association of people against bullying
dr. marilyn j. harran
rodgers center for holocaust education
chapman university
dr. pete simi, professor
chapman university
Shelley McMahon
moms demand action
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About WAVE
WAVE is a diverse group of over 1,000 nonpartisan women that engages, educates and empowers its members and the community to advance progressive American values and ethics. This event celebrates the launch of WAVE Action Fund, the 501(c)(4) nonprofit arm of the WAVE organization.
THE FUNDS RAISED THROUGH THIS EVENT will be used to support WAVE's initiatives including gun safety, migrant rights, diversity and inclusion, student mobilization and engagement, and climate change.
GUN SAFETY
WAVE's gun safety program will lobby to ban gun shows at the Orange County Fairgrounds, develop relevant gun safety literature to be distributed to local schools, educate the public and local police about Gun Violence Restraining Orders, and continue our partnerships with local groups, March for Our Lives, Moms Demand Action, and the Brady Campaign to implement common sense gun safety laws.
CLIMATE ACTION
WAVE addresses climate change at the local level. Partnering with other organizations, WAVE educates city councils, city managers and staff on the economic benefits of adopting sustainable energy choices.
STUDENT MOBILIZATION AND ENGAGEMENT
WAVE provides resources and organizational support for student engagement and mobilization. Through this program, nearly 3,000 Orange County students have become registered or pre-registered to vote.
MIGRANT RIGHTS
WAVE has developed a unique program to assist families with undocumented parents. Partnering with local schools and churches, WAVE provides free legal services to prepare families in the event one or more of the parents is detained or deported. WAVE also educates communities about laws affecting immigrants and advocates for inclusive and non-discriminitory legislation.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
WAVE supports events designed to educate and empower the community. This has included: (1) a political education training attended by over 800 participants; (2) a Unity Rally in response to white nationalists; (3) a protest to bring awareness to former Congressmember Dana Rohrabacher's statements advocating for housing discrimination against the LGBTQ community; and (4) a "Families Belong Together" march attended by over 5,000 people to fight immigrant family separation.