Our general body is comprised of passionate active members who volunteer & participate in membership meetings. Although monthly participation is not required, members find it informational to attend as much as your capacity allows.  

 

As an OCEJ Member you will up to date  to latest OCEJ volunteer and paid opportunities. You will also 

Our General Body has 2 main components: Steering Committee & Campaign Based Subcommittees: 

Steering Committee consists of general body members who dedicated a little more time to OCEJ. Some responsibilities include but not limited to planning, co-hosting, and executing Monthly Membership Meetings. In addition, Steering committee typically meets twice a month to discuss what, why, and how OCEJ next steps we should take. To see if the Steering Committee is right for you, email our community organizer Keila Villegas at keila@ocej.org for membership information and next steps. 

OCEJ has 4 Campaign Based Subcommittees:

1) Action Ideation Subcommittee
2) PloNo Santa Ana Subcommittee
3) Communities Organizing for Better Water (PhotoVoice) Subcommittee
4) Electoral Politics Subcommittee

Have an idea & ready to make a change in our community? Reach out to keila@ocej.org to express interest in becoming an OCEJ member ! Or join us in out next membership meeting usually every 3rd Monday of the month.

Check Out our Meet the Staff Page !

Our Project Director oversees the overall implementation of a certain program/campaign by maintaining  our funding base through grant writing, reporting, grassroots fundraising, & special events. Overall, our Project Director builds upon existing coalitions to engage lower income Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in a large scale grassroots outreach and civic participation program. ​

Lead Community Organizer is the main bridge to gap what we do here at OCEJ, how individuals may become members, and what they can do to join our movement. Overall our Community Organizer manages recruitment and mobilization efforts by creating safe spaces for individuals to grow. 

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About Us : Organizational Structure
General Body 
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OCEJ Staff
Advisory Board

We currently have 5 advisory board members who guide OCEJ Staff in overall nonprofit development which may include pointing to funding resources, partner organizations, or developing/improving staff responsibilities, along with helping envision OCEJ projects. Please visit our Meet the Team tab for more on our board!