Feed it… get it… food for the soul: Join Mona as she emcees Soul Food, a monthly event to unite and reflect on inspiring themes and common threads that tie us all together. Features live music, audio-visual pieces and readings from faiths and philosophers, authors, leaders and indigenous cultures from all over the world. (Check out Soul Food OC on Facebook.) Third Sundays of every month, 11:00am (doors open @ 10:30am).
3316 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente, CA 92672 / (562) 208-1339
03.28.13 – Mona to co-emcee the next installment of Music and the Faith on May 18, an evening of music focusing on the effect of the arts in our lives. With co-emcee Justin Baldoni, and performances by Smith and Dragoman, Eric Harper and Zinnia Harper.
02.07.12 – Spoken word theatrical performance at LA’s Skirball Cultural Center, as part of the S.A.R.A.H. cast of performers opening the Women in Cinema Celebration at the World Interfaith Harmony Film Festival.
12.05.12 – Mona emcees the 10-Year Anniversary and Vision of Peace Award Ceremony for S.A.R.A.H. in Huntington Beach, CA.
10.17.12 – Mona presents And So You Were Born at The Felora Parsa R.I.S.E. Initiative Launch Event at The Center For Living Peace, contributing to college scholarship funds for underprivileged youth.
09.20.12 – Twin Peacocks Publishing prepares to take Mona’s children’s book app, And So You Were Born, and put it in print!
08.02.12 – Mona co-stars in the movie 40 Point Plan, released today.
06.22.12 – Mona speaks at the Women and the Spiritual Education of Children roundtable at the University of California, Irvine.
06.06.12 – And So You Were Born ranks in the Top 15 Book Apps in Singapore’s iTunes App Store!
04.21.12 – Judging the Miss Teenage California 2012 Pageant in Los Angeles, CA during the 2-day competition for the title.
04.01.12 – And So You Were Born ranks in the Top 100 Book Apps in the U.S. iTunes App Store!
02.25.12 – Mona emcees Music and the Faith with instrumental latin jazz and flamenco performances by Eric Harper and Miguel De Alonso, focusing on the vital role that the arts play in our lives.
01.21.12 – Mona emcees Soul Food/Music and the Faith 2-Year Anniversary Special Event: Performances by Jamie Findlay, Sandy Simmons, Shadi Toloui-Wallace, JB Eckl and Eric Dozier!
12.22.11 – And So You Were Born book app is released in the iTunes App Store!
11.26.11 – Mona chosen to report on news in 40-Point Plan, a feature film about the dramatic change throughout the world due to implementation of a new business model. (Screenplay by Eric Williams, presented by 40 Point Productions & Veridicus Entertainment).
11.09.11 – Mona speaks at the American Cancer Society’s North OC Gala Focus Group (The Grove of Anaheim – Terra Rosa VIP Lounge).
10.07.11 – Mona selected as Co-host for upcoming TV pilot. Details to come.
07.31.11 – Mona emcees the Inaugural Beverly Hills Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event – its first in BH!
05.24.11 – Mona speaks at The American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA on Sunday, June 12th at 8:30am, Day 2 of the weekend-long event.
05.08.11 – Mona speaks at The American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Laguna Niguel, CA on Sunday, May 22nd at 8:30am, Day 2 of the weekend-long event. One day. One night. One community. One Fight. Relay For Life is a life-changing event that brings people together all over the country to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer and to remember loved ones lost to the disease. Click here for details of this inspiring yearly event!
04.01.11 – Book spotlighted in the Asian American Voices Forum.
03.22.11 – BOOK RELEASE: Legal Briefs on Immigration Reform from 25 of the Top Legal Minds in the Country (Robinson Omnimedia Publishing and Studios). View Press Release here. Visit 25LegalBriefs.com or Amazon.com to order your copy! Be sure to catch interviews of the Legal Minds on the Immigration Law Channel.
02.28.11 – Mona attends the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 16th session in Geneva, Switzerland throughout its 4-week duration.
02.14.11 – “Legal Mind” Bill Ong Hing is interviewed on the Immigration Law Channel
02.14.11 – “Legal Mind” Jason Dzubow is interviewed on the Immigration Law Channel
02.14.11 – “Legal Mind” Gary Endelman is interviewed on the Immigration Law Channel
02.05.11 – Emceeing night of entertainment, featuring In Tempo (Miguel Herreda, Ricardo Acevedo, Rudy Kiapeta), Shokooh Rezaie, Manouchehr Vahman, Payman Foroughi, Siamak Pouian, and other special guests. (San Clemente, CA)
01.11.11 – ARTICLE: “SB1070: The challenges it faces, and what its passage indicates” Read Mona’s latest published piece, in the Malta Independent