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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 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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Great news from the Board of Supervisors Meeting

Great news from the Board of Supervisors Meeting

OC Human Relations is very pleased to announce that at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting (June 13, 2017) Supervisors Spitzer, Bartlett, Nelson and Do voted IN FAVOR of funding our nonprofit to fulfill the Commission contract for one year!  This means that the non-profit will not need to immediately leave its offices on Grand Ave in Santa Ana and that

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