Solar Power!!!

Solar Power!!!

                   Solar investment paying off. As our 49 solar panels start to soak in the summer sun, we are seeing a huge drop in energy costs. Our May bill in 2018 was $345 while our...
Why Advocacy?

Why Advocacy?

If you drove by OCP in the last month you may have noticed a porta-potty tucked between two trees on our property at the corner of Johnson and Main. For the last year some of our community members have been showing up to meetings with some activists who meet on Court...
What is REALLY happening at OCP?

What is REALLY happening at OCP?

above: Mayor Deanna Reed with community member George Barksdale and OCP director Sam Nickels  What is REALLY Happening At OCP? from Sam Nickels, Executive Director  Dear Friends of OCP, So much to share this month. First, our drive to raise funds through the Great...
These are a few of my favorite things

These are a few of my favorite things

I’m not the best at writing – and much of my previous teachers would agree. In lieu of being long winded I’d like to share some of my favorite pictures over the last few months. One of my first Friday Lunch Restaurants. Mike and I got to know each...
Featured Volunteer of the Month Dave Syfor

Featured Volunteer of the Month Dave Syfor

The OCP Blog “True kindness, compassion, and patience do not come from just thinking how it might feel to be hurt. Those who are truly kind are so not because of theory or ethics, but because they feel the suffering of others.” Paraphrase of Thich Nhat Hanh Dave...