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Life After Hate Presentation

Life After Hate Presentation

On June 19th from 6-8pm, OC Human Relations and ADL are sponsoring a special presentation at Chapman University and you’re invited! The presentation will be by the co-founders of the amazing non-profit Life After Hate who will share their understanding of what draws individuals to extremist groups and, equally important, why they leave.

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Report shows Hate Crimes rise in US in time of division and foreign interference

Report shows Hate Crimes rise in US in time of division and foreign interference

According to a report from Cal State San Bernardino’s Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism hate crimes rose 12.5% in the 10 largest US cities in 2017.

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OC Human Relations on Sanctuary Conversation, Board of Supervisors Meeting

OC Human Relations on Sanctuary Conversation, Board of Supervisors Meeting

At the meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors held on March 27, 2018, numerous residents of the county came to address the Board, demonstrating a high level of civic engagement and a wide spectrum of perspectives.
Unfortunately, the meeting dissolved into hostility, name-calling and scapegoating. Such vitriol plainly impedes the ability of people – like-minded or not – to work together. This weakens our ability to address issues like homelessness and immigrant integration, and communicates the wrong message to our children.

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Studies show the effects of racism

Studies show the effects of racism

“One of the most popular liberal post-racial ideas is the idea that the fundamental problem is class and not race, and clearly this study explodes that idea,” said Ibram Kendi, a professor and director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. “But for whatever reason, we’re unwilling to stare racism in the face.”

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Workshop – kNOw Hate in the LGBT Community

Workshop - kNOw Hate in the LGBT Community

On March 29, join the LGBT Center OC and the OC Human Relations Commission to learn about and discuss hate in the LGBTQ community. At this interactive workshop you will learn about hate crimes and incidents, engage in meaningful dialogue and explore ways to denounce hate.

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Recent hate-related newspaper articles

Recent hate-related newspaper articles

Unfortunately, the last few weeks have seen a series of articles reporting on hate and/or intolerance related activities within the United Stares, California and Orange County. All the more reason for you to join our #HateFreeOC campaign!

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A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini was 14 years old when he attended the first gathering of what would become the Hammerskin Nation, a violent, white-power skinhead group. Looking back, he describes his introduction to the group as receiving a “lifeline of acceptance.”

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White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

White supremacists were responsible for the majority of extremist killings in 2017 compared to other groups, according to a newly released report by the Anti-Defamation League. Of the 34 people the league’s Center on Extremism found were killed by domestic extremists last year, right-wing extremists killed 20 people, with 18 of those killed by white supremacists.

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OC Weekly compiles the Year in Hate: 2017

OC Weekly compiles the Year in Hate: 2017

The staff of OC Weekly have compiled a thought-provoking and provocative month-by-month overview of hate and discrimination related events (both negative and positive) that occured in Orange County last year.

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As anti-Semitic incidents soar, Hanukkah lights and Jewish pride shine

As anti-Semitic incidents soar, Hanukkah lights and Jewish pride shine

On Tuesday night, Dec. 12, Jewish communities in Southern California lit a menorah to celebrate the first night of the eight-day Hanukkah celebration. This millennia-old tale has not only stood the test of time, but has grown in relevance to Jews in America during a year when anti-Semitic incidents have increased by 67 percent and neo-Nazis marched in Charlottesville, Va., during a summer rally chanting “Jews will not replace us.”

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