Sep 082011

Orange County Peace Coalition is a sponsor of this event.

We will have a booth and be presenting workshops.

Please come and support us.

Registration For The 2011 Summit Is Active:

Get Your Tickets Today!

Registration for the 2011 Orange County Progressive Summit is now avail­able on our website. Last year’s event was a tremendous success and we hope that you and your organization will join us again on Saturday, Septem­ber 10th to build on the great things we’ve already accomplished.   This year’s Summit will take place in “the heart” of Orange County at the Delhi  Community Center in Santa Ana. We are prepared to host up to 400 participants this year so please plan on attending and bring some new friends along to grow our progressive community even more!   REGISTER ONLINE Please visit our website at to purchase your admission to this unique and amazing event. Tickets are moderately priced at only $15 per person if you buy your tickets online ($20 at the door). Our organizers have worked extremely hard to bring this to you at as low of a cost as possible. With your ticket, you will receive a continental breakfast during registration, lunch, and 2 drink tickets to be redeemed at the “Progressive Happy Hour” immediately following the summit. This is of course in addition to the informative workshops, inspiring speakers, and ex­hibiting organizations.   We are offering a special opportunity for attendees this year: you can be­come an official SPONSOR of the 2011 Progressive Summit with a $100 do­nation; for $250, you can become a GOLD SPONSOR. In both cases,  ad­mission to the event, your choice of workshops, and lunch will be included; in addition, we will put your name in all our publications, showcase your dona­tion in a special section of our program, and give you prime seating for the keynote speakers.
Jim Hightower Jim works to spread the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots. He frequently appears on TV and radio, bringing a hard-hitting populist viewpoint that rarely gets into the mass media. Christine Chávez Christine has made a lifetime com­mitment to public service, civil rights and the labor movement. Christine’s work is based on the values passed down to her from her grandfather, Cesar Chávez.
EVENT STRUCTURE The Summit’s schedule will be similar to last year’s agenda. For those of you who did not have the opportunity to attend last year, the timeline has been included below:
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration / Breakfast (Exhibitor Viewing)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Opening Plenary with Christine Chávez
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Workshop I
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch (Exhibitor Viewing)
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM Workshop II
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Closing Plenary with Jim Hightower
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Progressive Happy Hour (Exhibitor Viewing)
HELP MAKE THE SUMMIT HAPPEN There are many ways that individuals can get involved to help put on this year’s event. We need volunteers to help set up the day before the event as well as assist the day of the event.  To volunteer, please email and let us know your name, phone number, and email address, and we will reply with available options.   Should you have any questions, please contact me at (714) 420-4098.
Daniel Shad OC Progressive Summit (714) 420-4098
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Delhi Community Center 505 East Central Avenue Santa Ana, CA 92707
Questions or comments? E-mail us at or call 714-420-4098
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