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DRP team welcomes new colleagues

DRP team welcomes new colleagues

The Dispute Resolution Team is very excited about the new staff members who have joined our team in the last quarter. Each of these staff members bring a diverse set of skills that will enhance the quality of our programming and improve our ability to provide Orange County residents with an opportunity to resolve conflicts in a more peaceful manner. After

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Orange County Sees Spike in Hate Crimes and Incidents

Orange County Sees Spike in Hate Crimes and Incidents

Last year, there were 165 hate incidents, “which is an alarming 37% increase from last year,” the report said. By City News Service Published Sep 26, 2019 Hate crimes jumped 12% last year over 2017, part of a five-year trend of rising hate crimes, according to the OC Human Relations Commission’s annual report released Thursday. There were 67 reported hate crimes

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San Clemente High School investigating claims of racist taunts during football game against San Diego Lincoln High

San Clemente High School investigating claims of racist taunts during football game against San Diego Lincoln High

The San Clemente High School administration is investigating claims that Lincoln High of San Diego students were the targets of racial slurs and taunts Friday night during the teams’ varsity football game at San Clemente High. The San Diego branch of the NAACP sent a letter to San Clemente Principal Chris Carter and to Capistrano Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten M. Vital requesting that

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Nazi acts by youth loom over increasingly diverse Orange County

Nazi acts by youth loom over increasingly diverse Orange County

Los Angeles Times, By JOE MOZINGO, SONALI KOHLI, LILLY NGUYENAUG. 22, 2019 7 AM In March, social media blew up with photos of a group of partying students from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa giving the Sieg Heil salute to a bunch of red plastic cups arranged into a swastika. School officials immediately condemned the images, notifying parents across the district what had happened and what

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