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Commission Issues Transgender Community Listening Sessions Report

Commission Issues Transgender Community Listening Sessions Report

On September 11, 2014 the Orange County Human Relations Commission convened its members at The Center OC, a nonprofit organization in Santa Ana that provides support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities in Orange County. At the request of the Chair, Ken Inouye, the Commission went to The Center OC to conduct a Listening Session focused on members of

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Violent Hate Crimes Rise While Vandalism Falls

Violent Hate Crimes Rise While Vandalism Falls

The 2013 Orange County Hate Crime Report shows an increase in violent hate crimes, or crimes against people and a decrease in crimes against property like vandalism. “We cannot stand for violence of any kind and violence motivated by hate is no exception. The Commission believes that a crime against one of us, is a crime against all of us, this report tells us that we must remain vigilant in our work to eliminate prejudice and discrimination in Orange County”, said Commission Chair Ken Inouye.

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