Bianca Torres, a Communications Studies major graduating from Cal State University Long Beach and Veronica Dang, a Social Policy and Public Service Major at UC Irvine, just completed their OC Human Relations Dispute Resolution Internship. Since January, Bianca has devoted her time at both OCHR and the North Justice Center, gaining key experience in mediation and negotiation skills in the field of dispute resolution. We appreciate their support of our mission to foster mutual understanding among residents and eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination to make Orange County a better place for all.
Jun 19 all-day
On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation and freed all remaining slaves in Texas. This day is an opportunity for people to celebrate freedom and equal rights. Juneteenth is a partial or full state holiday, or an official observance in at least 42 US states and the District of Columbia. Typically, a range of public, community and
all-day World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day
Jun 20 all-day
The UN General Assembly, on 4 December 2000, adopted resolution 55/76 where it noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, and that the Organization of African Unity (OAU) had agreed to have International Refugee Day coincide with Africa Refugee Day on 20 June. On World Refugee Day, held every year
all-day BRIDGES Youth Leadership Institute
BRIDGES Youth Leadership Institute
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
The BRIDGES Youth Leadership Institute is a week-long, day camp that brings together OC youth from diverse backgrounds to participate in activities, dialogues and skill building exercises about human relations and social justice issues. Students learn the skills to organize youth, take a stand against hate and injustice and create schools and communities that are safe and equitable for ALL.
all-day International Day in Support of ...
International Day in Support of ...
Jun 26 all-day
On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. 26 June is an opportunity to call on all stakeholders
8:00 am 40-hour Divorce Mediation Traini... @ OC Human Relations Office
40-hour Divorce Mediation Traini... @ OC Human Relations Office
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
OC Human Relations’ 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training. Experience is an introduction to knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you as a mediator and/or other family support provider to work successfully with divorcing couples. You will go home with helpful resources and a greater ability to mediate difficult situations. Family disputes often involve complex legal issues and high emotional entanglements