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Safe, Respectful Schools for ALL! What it takes

Safe, Respectful Schools for ALL!  What it takes

In the spring of 2013 the BRIDGES Team began to talk about change. Where was change happening in schools? What was working? What was improving the lives of staff and students? As we learned more about new trends in improving school climate, the conversations got exciting! We saw much of our program was already reflected in the research, but we

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Commission Condemns Anti-Semitic, Anti-Gay Attacks on Anaheim Councilmember

Commission Condemns Anti-Semitic, Anti-Gay Attacks on Anaheim Councilmember

Carol Turpen, Chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission condemns the anti-Semitic and anti-Gay remarks of William Fitzgerald at the Public Comments section of the Anaheim City Council meeting on September 30, 2013. While the Commission affirms the first amendment right of Mr. Fitzgerald to make these odious comments, we also have a right to object to the message he chooses to share.

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O.C. report: Blacks, gays most often targets for hate crime

O.C. report: Blacks, gays most often targets for hate crime

Overall, 61 crimes were reported in 2012, a drop of about 21 percent when compared with the previous year. By SALVADOR HERNANDEZ / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Published: May 23, 2013 Updated: May 24, 2013 10:11 a.m. African Americans and gays were the most frequent targets of reported hate crimes in Orange County last year, according to a report released by the

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Stories and Recommendations from 12.08.2012 Listening Session

Stories and Recommendations from 12.08.2012 Listening Session

On Saturday, December 8, OC Human Relations Commission, along with Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, West Coast Christian Tabernacle, New Spirit Baptist Church, OC NAACP, Dr. Thomas Parham, and the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association invited African-American community members to share their stories, challenges, and celebrations of living in Orange County. The “Listening Session” was prompted by the experiences of an

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