OCP’s interim statement on racism

Here I share the interim statement on racism that the Board of OCP approved at its last meeting:  “As a direct impact of the national and global focus on police violence and anti-Black racism, Our Community Place is working internally to learn how we can operate...

Thank You!!

Here’s a few of the many individuals, organizations and foundations that have kept OCP running strong over the last couple months. Thanks to our monthly donors for providing us a steady stream of monthly cash flow! Thanks to those who contributed special gifts of...

There was a simple, yet beautiful gathering at Godwin Hall last evening to remember Kurt. We laughed and cried at the stories his family and friends shared. There is so much more to a life than what what society thinks should be the norm for others. Kurt struggled...

Homelessness and Social Distancing in the Time of COVID

by Eric Olson-Getty By now most of us have become accustomed to the recommended practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19: washing hands, wearing masks, and of course “social distancing,” a.k.a. staying at least 6 feet apart from other people. Recommendations on...