Articles 2000’s

Trust Honored: A Bridge Between Cops and Community

Trust Honored: A Bridge Between Cops and Community

The Orange County Register, April 24, 2007 Strengthening rapport with the city’s Arab-American and Muslim communities required Anaheim police officer Omar Adham to show his trustworthiness.  OC Human Relations will honor Adham for his efforts in strengthening ties with those communities… click here to read more

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Newport Resident Joe Rosener Awarded by Human Relations Council

Newport Resident Joe Rosener Awarded by Human Relations Council

The Orange County Register, April 24, 2007 At-risk children have found a champion in an 83-year-old Newport Beach resident.  Joe Rosener is being awarded for his work with Community and School Collaboration, an organization which helps at-risk youth and the families through education and family support… click here to read more

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Teens Participate in Walk In My Shoes

Teens Participate in Walk In My Shoes

Fullerton Observer, March 15, 2007 Walk In My Shoes is a day-long event designed to provide Orange County educators and students with information and skills to meet the opportunities and challenges of living in a diverse county.  Over 450 participants from 25 schools will attend… click here to read more

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Blurring the Lines on Hate

Blurring the Lines on Hate

The Orange County Register, August 2, 2006 The Orange County Human Relations Commission just released its 2005 report of hate crimes and incidents in the county.  The executive summary of the report said it hopes to inspire the public to “join those who endorse hate-crime legislation”… click here to read more

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Hate-based Crimes Level Off in 2005

Hate-based Crimes Level Off in 2005

The Orange County Register, May 19, 2006 Reports of hate crimes and incidents remained steady for the past couple of years according to a report released Thursday by the Orange County Human Relations Commission.  Law-enforcement agencies, human-rights groups and higher-education entities tallied allegations of 152 hate crimes and incidents in 2005… click here to read more

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Building BRIDGES Over Teen Apathy

Building BRIDGES Over Teen Apathy

The Orange County Register, May 11, 2006 On an overcast afternoon, I walk onto the Anaheim campus of Western High School, a place that looks like an average, ordinary American high school.  I’m there to meet four teens who are anything but average and ordinary.   They’re part of a campus group called POND… click here for more

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FVHS Honored for Connecting Cultures

FVHS Honored for Connecting Cultures

OC Register, April 3, 2006 Fountain Valley High School’s BRIDGE Builder Club has come up with creative ways to promote unity, fight prejudice and bring students together.  They Club will be honored with a Human Relations Award… click here to read more  

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How Do You Celebrate African American Month?

How Do You Celebrate African American Month?

The Fullerton Observer, February 15, 2006 Black History Month has its roots in historian Carter G. Woodson’s Negro History Week, which he designated in 1926, as the 2nd week in February to mark the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln… click here to read more

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Massy Alavi – A True Humanitarian

Massy Alavi - A True Humanitarian

OCPC Magazine, July 15, 2005 Congratulations Mrs. Massi Alavi for her work in Connecting Iranian Seniors.  The OC Human Relations Commission hosted about 450 people and presented 12 awards.  That night was her night.  She was overwhelmed by the congratulations… click here to read more

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