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Commission calls for a powerful response condemning hate and violence in Charlottesville

Commission calls for a powerful response condemning hate and violence in Charlottesville

Orange County Human Relations Commissioners on Thursday, Aug. 17, called out for a strong response from the county to condemn the hateful violence in Charlottesville, Va., and to take more steps to build peace and understanding between communities.

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Keeping Peace in Our Communities

Keeping Peace in Our Communities

Join us for a workshop on the rise in Hate Crimes in OC and Nonviolent Solidarity actions to peacefully address the increase in hate activity in our communities.

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We’re Hiring: Development Director

We're Hiring: Development Director

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 Position Description This is the chief development officer of a non-profit organization with an annual budget of $2 million and a dedicated professional staff of 24.  The Development Director is a member of the Executive Team, reports to the CEO and is responsible for fund development and communications. Primary areas of responsibility include: working with

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OC Human Relations’ Statement on Charlottesville

OC Human Relations' Statement on Charlottesville

The events of this weekend in Charlottesville are an all too painful reminder of the need for vigilance in the face of hate. We each are called upon to stand up to hate and bigotry and use our voice – large and small – to speak out when we see our differences used to justify violence.

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An update on staff at OCHR

An update on staff at OCHR

The past few months have seen new roles and new hires.  A big welcome to the new staff members and congratulations to Marco & Wesley on their new positions.  To learn more about the staff of OC Human Relations please visit our staff bio’s page. Here’s a brief summary of the staffing changes.

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OC Human Relations Commission “Special” Meeting Aug. 17

OC Human Relations Commission "Special" Meeting Aug. 17

The meeting takes place at 7:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at 1300 S. Grand, Bldg B. Santa Ana, 92705

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Summary of Commission Activities July 2017

Summary of Commission Activities July 2017

A summary of OC Human Relations Commission activities in July 2017

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Summary of Commission Activities June 2017

Summary of Commission Activities June 2017

A summary of OC Human Relations Commission activities in June 2017

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Hate Crime Launch Event Postponed

Hate Crime Launch Event Postponed

The OC Human Relations Commission has announced that 2016 Hate Crime Report launch event that was scheduled for Thursday, June 22nd has been postponed until further notice. An update will be provided as soon as it is available.

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OC Human Relations Council wins funding reprieve as hate crimes continue to rise

OC Human Relations Council wins funding reprieve as hate crimes continue to rise

The Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 last week, with Supervisor Michelle Steel as the lone dissenter, to continue funding the council for at least another year. But the panel also urged the council and commission to stop “co-mingling,” with one supervisor noting that some commission staff members report to the council’s director.

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