Connecting People in Need with Resources

May 8, 2020
Hosted by Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

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Do you know that there is a nationwide private group that connects people in need with resources? It's called "2-1-1." Anyone can call 211 on their phone and be connected to services all the way from crisis counseling to food distribution to procuring transportation. If this group doesn't make you proud, something is wrong. Our guest is Ms. Karen Williams, the President and CEO of 2-1-1OC, which is in Orange County, California, but she discusses those services nationwide. So many people will do so much better addressing their problems if they know where to turn for help. Would you know where to go if you couldn't afford to pay your utility bill, or were a victim of domestic violence? Call 211. Accurate information and help regarding the CoronaVirus, and so much more? Call 211. This private group of professionals and volunteers lives up to its motto of "Love, Compassion, Community." Ms. Williams and her group should be candidates for sainthood! Tune in and you will agree!

All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray

All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray

Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

“All Rise! The Libertarian Way with Judge Jim Gray” will set forth some of the problem areas in our country, with interesting, experienced and knowledgeable guests. Judge Gray and his guests will provide some practical and workable solutions that benefit virtually everyone in our country except many vested interests. We will learn that there really are Libertarian solutions to many of our problems, including our healthcare, justice and educational systems, national security, dispute resolution, problems with over-incarceration, civil liberties, homelessness, mental health, creating jobs and mentoring our youth! Tune in to our program every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel, and you will be gratified, stimulated and encouraged by the experience!

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Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Palmar Norte, Costa Rica, a Criminal Defense Attorney with Navy JAG Corps, a Federal Prosecutor in Los Angeles and a 25-year Veteran Trial Court Judge in Orange County, California. Judge Gray was the 2012 Libertarian Candidate for Vice President, along with New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson (In Jim’s words, “We came in third, although I acknowledge it was a distant third.”). Judge Gray is married with four children, including a son from Danang, Vietnam that Jim adopted in 1973. Judge Gray is the author of “Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed, and What We Can Do About It,” “Wearing the Robe: The Art and Responsibilities of Judging in Today’s Courts,” and “A Voter’s Handbook, Effective Solutions to America’s Problems.” He is also the composer of two musicals, “Americans All,” which helps to mentor our junior high and high school students, and “Convention: The Birth of America,” which is about our country’s 1787 Constitutional Convention. Judge Gray has also been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the Western State College of Laws and by the Law School at Chapman University, and the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County annually awards its “Judge of the Year” Award in the name of Judge James P. Gray.

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