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Hate Crimes rose 17% last year according to FBI

Hate Crimes rose 17% last year according to FBI

Reported hate crimes in America rose 17 percent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released FBI data that showed an even larger increase in anti-Semitic attacks. Law enforcement agencies reported that 7,175 hate crimes occurred in 2017, up from 6,121 in 2016. That increase was fueled in part by more police departments reporting hate crime data to the FBI, but overall there is still a large number of departments that report no hate crimes to the federal database.

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A Statement from OC Human Relations on the Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shootings

A Statement from OC Human Relations on the Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shootings

The events of this weekend send us once again into the shock and grief that has become familiar in a way once thought unimaginable. And while we unequivocally condemn this heinous targeting of our Jewish friends for no other reason than who they are; And while we have, and will always, stand in solidarity with the Jewish Community; We know more must be done.

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ImpactAnaheim – Giving Day

ImpactAnaheim - Giving Day

A huge thank you to all our donors, supporters and social media fans! Collectively 10 organizations through #impactanaheimOC raised $67,132 during this 24 hour giving day social media campaign. OC Human Relations raised $3,312.45!

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We’re hiring! Human Relations Specialist – Community Building Team

We're hiring! Human Relations Specialist - Community Building Team

This position serves as support staff to the Human Relations Commission and is funded through a contract with the County of Orange. The current scope of work focuses on areas of hate crime awareness/prevention, police-community relations, human relations issues awareness, and community crisis response/support. Funding and scope of work are subject to change at the direction of the County and/or Commission.

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