Articles 2000’s

OC Youth Conference Promotes Unity

OC Youth Conference Promotes Unity

CBS/KCAL November 19, 2009 High school junior Ramiro Gonzalez sees it every day. “Discrimination against not only race, but sexual orientation and gender.” That’s just one of the topics students tackled at the Walk in My Shoes Youth Conference held at UC Irvine….click here to read more

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New Group Aims to Boost San Clemente Social Services

New Group Aims to Boost  San Clemente Social Services

The Orange County Register, October 29, 2009 Some people in San Clemente have been left out of the loop of available services because their needs are going unheard, according to leaders of a new group called San Clemente Collaborative, which held its first general meeting Wednesday night at the Boys & Girls Club….click here to read more  

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2nd annual hate crime conference brings together law enforcement, educators and community

2nd annual hate crime conference brings together law enforcement, educators and community

The Los Angeles Examiner, October 9, 2009 “I was racially beaten,” Ryan Honeycutt said, as he recounted his horrific beating during Orange County’s 2nd annual conference on hate crime, organized by OC Human Relations, and held October 9 at Coastline Community College in Garden Grove…click here to read more

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California Mosque Vandalized with Spray-Painted Threat

California Mosque Vandalized with Spray-Painted Threat

Washington Post, June 4, 2009 A Southern California mosque was vandalized with graffiti including expletives and threats early Thursday, shortly after President Barack Obama’s address in Egypt to the Muslim world. Rusty Kennedy, executive director of the Orange County Human Relations Commission, said the graffiti was about 4 feet or 5 feet tall and spread over up to 30 feet of

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OC Mosque Vandalized with Spray Painted Threats

OC Mosque Vandalized with Spray Painted Threats

CBS/KTLA June 4, 2009 A Southern California mosque has been vandalized with racial slurs and spray painted threats. Police Sgt. Tom Bruce said an officer spottedthe slurs and expletives painted on the Islamic Center of Cypress on the 5000 block of Ball Road,at 4 a.m. Thursday and the graffiti was still wet to the touch….click here to read more

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Hate Crimes Decrease Again in Orange County

Hate Crimes Decrease Again in Orange County

The Los Angeles Times, May 29, 2009 The annual Orange County Human Relations Commission report lists 79 reported hate crimes in 2008, compared with 80 the prior year. Vandalism and assault were the leading types of incidents, according to the report. There were 101 reported hate crimes in 2006….click here to read more

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Racially charged act prompts public meeting

Racially charged act prompts public meeting

The Orange County Register, May 27, 2009 Representatives from the police department, the Orange County Human Relations Commission and the Anti-Defamation League will meet with residents at Little Cottonwood Park to discuss racially-charged crimes and how residents can keep their neighborhoods safe. The meeting comes on the heels of an April incident that initially was dubbed a hate crime, said

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Sukh Chugh Honored By OC Human Relations

Sukh Chugh Honored By OC Human Relations

India Journal, May 14, 2009 Since its inception, Orange County Human Relations has been recognizing and honoring outstanding people for their exemplary contribution to human relations in Orange County. Among the recipients of the award this year is young Indian-American Sukh Chugh who was presented the honor at a recent ceremony…click here to read more

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Mary Robinson Stood Up Against Anti-Semitism

Mary Robinson Stood Up Against Anti-Semitism

Fullerton Observer, January 9, 2009 (An article by Rusty Kennedy, Executive Director OC Human Relations) Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, and current Medal of Freedom choice of President Obama, was the Chair of the UN Human Rights Commission and served as the convening authority….click here to read more  

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Civic Leader Receives Honor

Civic Leader Receives Honor

The Orange County Register, June 11, 2008 Becky Esparza, president of OC Human Relations Board of Directors, is one of the 10 finalists in the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame.  The Keep Going Hall of Fame honors everyday people for their never-quit spirit… click here to read more  

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