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OC Human Relations Receives JAMS Foundation/NAFCM Grant

OC Human Relations Receives  JAMS Foundation/NAFCM Grant

Agency to work with Santa Ana’s Cedar-Evergreen Neighborhood residents to empower them to bring lasting, positive change to their community. The nonprofit will facilitate dialogues between residents, community service organizations, and governmental agencies to address the needs of residents of the Cedar-Evergreen Neighborhood, a low income, primarily immigrant area in Santa Ana

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Mission Viejo responds to swastikas in park

Mission Viejo responds to swastikas in park

After seeing two swastikas in Pavilion Park, Jenna Gerstner reached out to Rabbi Rachel Kort at Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, who coordinated with leaders of the Orange County Islamic Foundation mosque and Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church in Rancho Santa Margarita. The result of the collaboration was “A Place for Every Family,” a multifaith gathering to show children to respond to hate with love and inclusion.

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An end of year message from our CEO

Dear Friends, Words have power. Witnessing public figures express prejudice on TV, radio, social media, and in newspapers is one of the worst things we would ever want our children to experience, especially during such an important moment in American history as the beginning of a new presidential era. Having any prominent individual espouse hateful rhetoric and scapegoat the most

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