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.Read more →
A man who angrily confronted, threatened and yelled racial slurs at a pregnant African-American woman at a Fullerton bus stop was sentenced Monday to five years in prison over the objections of prosecutors who said he should have received a longer sentence because of his violent past.Read more →
This week we have seen attacks on Christians and Jews and linked one of them to recent a recent arson attack against a mosque.
It’s hard to craft a statement that is different from those of the last six months, but we must continue to use our voices to say “no more” to reach out into the darkness with a sliver of light. Even more disturbing is that these events are an extension of a pattern of global hate violence and murder.
OC Human Relations is honored to collaborate with Newport Mesa Unified School District to establish a Human Relations Task Force. The purpose of the Human Relations Task Force is to collect input from the community on human relations issues and provide recommendations to the school board on steps to take to create safe and respectful school campuses.Read more →
No one should have to fear their place of worship. No one should be targeted for who they are. No one. Our world is seeing a rise of extremism that we can’t ignore. While it may be tempting to hope that these acts are from a fringe element, the hate, rage and isolation reflected in them seems to be seepingRead more →
Newport-Mesa USD is creating a human-relations task force to combat hate, OC Human Relations to assist.Read more →
Last night we attended the first of two forums to be held by the Newport Mesa Unified School District and their partners in the wake of students posting photos of anti-Semitic imagery and symbols online.Read more →
Anaheim High School BRIDGES Program, in collaboration with Project SAY, Anaheim Exclusivo, ASB, GSA, Crown, and other student groups are putting on its 1st Annual Unity Week. Some of the exciting events include: Anaheim High School UNITY WEEK EVENTS Monday, Mental Health & Ability Awareness: OC Human Relations will present a “Coffee with the Principal” workshop for parents called “ConflictRead more →
A photo of a group of smiling students flashing a Nazi salute while surrounding a swastika formed by red plastic cups posted on social media shocked the Newport Beach community, Jewish leaders and others on Sunday morning.Read more →
The Development Associate is part of the Development Team and reports directly to Director of Development. The Development team consists of the Grant Writer, Director of Development and CEO. The Associate is responsible for supporting development activities for the organization’s annual fundraising campaign, annual fundraising event and donor relationship (stewardship) activities.Read more →