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Alison Edwards Helps Lead OC Human Relations Into New Era

Alison Edwards Helps Lead OC Human Relations Into New Era

“When I think about the opportunities I see in the county, there’s some really exciting things happening,” Edwards adds. She wants to see how government institutions can better respond to the work of a nexus of nonprofits to ensure that progress made with individuals and communities doesn’t become undone. “Our vision moving forward is to continue to try and create an equitable county,” she says.

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DACA Video Viewing Party a Great Success!

DACA Video Viewing Party a Great Success!

OC Human Relations recently hosted a viewing party featuring “100 Days After DACA”, a video created by OC Human Relations & Dustin Le Productions on the impact of the White House termination of the DACA program on Orange County residents. The feedback from the 100 people who attended was very positive!

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A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini was 14 years old when he attended the first gathering of what would become the Hammerskin Nation, a violent, white-power skinhead group. Looking back, he describes his introduction to the group as receiving a “lifeline of acceptance.”

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White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

White supremacists were responsible for the majority of extremist killings in 2017 compared to other groups, according to a newly released report by the Anti-Defamation League. Of the 34 people the league’s Center on Extremism found were killed by domestic extremists last year, right-wing extremists killed 20 people, with 18 of those killed by white supremacists.

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OC Weekly compiles the Year in Hate: 2017

OC Weekly compiles the Year in Hate: 2017

The staff of OC Weekly have compiled a thought-provoking and provocative month-by-month overview of hate and discrimination related events (both negative and positive) that occured in Orange County last year.

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We’re Hiring: Mediation Program Coordinator

We're Hiring: Mediation Program Coordinator

The Mediation Program Coordinator supervises a small staff and volunteers that provide community and court-based conflict resolution services, educational workshops and mediation training at a variety of locations throughout the county.

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As anti-Semitic incidents soar, Hanukkah lights and Jewish pride shine

As anti-Semitic incidents soar, Hanukkah lights and Jewish pride shine

On Tuesday night, Dec. 12, Jewish communities in Southern California lit a menorah to celebrate the first night of the eight-day Hanukkah celebration. This millennia-old tale has not only stood the test of time, but has grown in relevance to Jews in America during a year when anti-Semitic incidents have increased by 67 percent and neo-Nazis marched in Charlottesville, Va., during a summer rally chanting “Jews will not replace us.”

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Think race isn’t a problem in California? New report shows otherwise

Think race isn’t a problem in California? New report shows otherwise

Don’t be fooled by California’s increasing diversity. Racial and ethnic inequity remains a key problem and a potential barrier to future growth, according to Race Counts, a new Web tool that measures racial and ethnic disparities in the state’s 58 counties.

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Call for Nominations – 2018 OC Human Relations Awards

Call for Nominations - 2018 OC Human Relations Awards

Call for Nominations:  Orange County heroes wanted. OC Human Relations is seeking nominations of individuals, law enforcement, businesses, and community organizations that have made lasting contributions to human relations in Orange County.

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After four decades of service, CEO announces retirement

After four decades of service, CEO announces retirement

On Dec. 20, CEO Rusty Kennedy will hand over the reins of OC Human Relations, the nonprofit he has shepherded for the last 20 years, to Alison Edwards, who has worked beside Kennedy at the organization for about 19 of those years. “During these years, I’ve been both vilified and celebrated,” Kennedy said. “But the one thing I can say with confidence is I’ve never been through uninteresting times.”

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