We need your help

Your Support Helps Build Understanding & Respect

OC Human Relations depends upon the support of caring individuals like you. Your contributions help to ensure that our programs continue to make a significant impact in your community.

 

                           

Upcoming Events

Aug
23
Fri
all-day International Day for the Rememb...
International Day for the Rememb...
Aug 23 all-day
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
August 23 is UNESCO’S International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This day pays tribute to all those who fought for freedom, and, in their name, to continue teaching about their story and the values therein. Today is meant to inspire us in the fight against all forms of servitude, racism, prejudice, racial discrimination and
Aug
26
Mon
all-day Women’s Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day
Aug 26 all-day
Women’s Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was first celebrated in 1973 and
Aug
28
Wed
all-day March On Washington (1963)
March On Washington (1963)
Aug 28 all-day
March On Washington (1963)
August 28, 1963: Approximately 250,000 people take part in The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Martin Luther King gives the closing address in front of the Lincoln Memorial and states, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men
9:00 am Implicit Bias Training @ OC Human Relations Offices
Implicit Bias Training @ OC Human Relations Offices
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Implicit Bias Training @ OC Human Relations Offices
Over the past several decades, social science research has revealed that even the most well-intentioned people experience some degree of “implicit bias”, the unconscious and often subtle associations we make between groups of people and stereotypes about those groups. This 6-hour training will guide participants through a journey of personal exploration for an awareness of the shortcuts and subsequent perceptions
Sep
4
Wed
all-day Little Rock Nine (1957)
Little Rock Nine (1957)
Sep 4 all-day
Little Rock Nine (1957)
September 4, 1957: Nine black students known as the “Little Rock Nine,” are blocked from integrating into Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. President Dwight D. Eisenhower eventually sends federal troops to escort the students, however, they continue to be harassed

Thanks To Our Major Sponsors