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OC Human Relations Condemns Attack Against Orlando’s LGBT Community

OC Human Relations Condemns Attack Against Orlando's LGBT Community

The OC Human Relations Commission condemns the senseless hate crime and terrorist attack against the LGBT community in Orlando. We stand together today with our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender friends and family in mourning. Hate crime against the LGBT community is a hate crime against us all. The Commission will join the OC Pride Festival on June 25, 2016

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Lake Forest author and space enthusiast honored for aiding O.C.’s transgender community

Lake Forest author and space enthusiast honored for aiding O.C.’s transgender community

Last month, Evans was celebrated by the O.C. Human Relations Commission at its AWARDS 45 ceremony at the Grove in Anaheim for her work in providing support for the transgender community. “The award is hard to put into words, which is a really dumb thing for a writer to say,” Evans quipped. “It’s a validation of what we’re doing.

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Amin David, Legendary OC Latino-Rights Activist, Passes Away

Amin David, Legendary OC Latino-Rights Activist, Passes Away

The first chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission, Amin David, has died at the age of 83. The longtime Anaheim resident was a founding member of Los Amigos, the Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development and Orange County Community Housing Corporation and recently was an active member of the Anaheim police chief’s advisory board.

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‘Dump Trump’ shirts initially banned by O.C. high school, later OK’d

'Dump Trump' shirts initially banned by O.C. high school, later OK'd

After initially being barred from wearing “Dump Trump” T-shirts because of safety concerns, a group of Latino students at Newport Harbor High School was allowed to wear the shirts on campus after the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s rally in Costa Mesa. On Friday, representatives of the Orange County Human Relations Commission met with about 60 Newport Harbor students on how to be politically involved while respecting one another’s differences.

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OC Human Relations Marks 45th Anniversary by Honoring Diverse Unsung Heroes and Businesses

On May 5, 2016 OC Human Relations will honor the outstanding work of local individuals and groups, and the Disneyland Resort at its 45th Annual AWARDS Celebration and fundraiser at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Also among the honorees is a group of mothers, grandmothers, aunts and role models from West Anaheim. These Orange County residents have banded together to urge their neighbors and landlords to rebuild their community and drive out gang activity and violence in order to build a clean, united and safe community that can ensure that youth there will have the opportunity for a bright future.

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Madres se convierten en súper héroes para la comunidad de Anaheim

No son verdes ni descargan rayos eléctricos de sus manos para ahuyentar el crimen, pero Victoria Hipólito, María Rosario Rubio y Deborah de la Cruz, son un trío de mujeres dispuestas a luchar por el bienestar de los niños y sus vecindarios.Las tres líderes del oeste de Anaheim, forman parte del Grupo de Padres en Acción, un agrupación de residentes que se enfoca en mejorar la calidad de vida de la comunidad a través de juntas comunitarias, limpiezas, caminatas por la paz y el reclutamiento de vecinos para hacer el cambio.

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Commission Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Belgium

Commission Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Belgium

In a statement, the OC Human Relations Commission said that in the face of the heinous terrorist attacks on innocent people in Belgium its first thoughts and prayers go out to victims lost and suffering from this senseless act of violence. The Commission urged the community to be thoughtful and reasoned in its reactions and to avoid provoking misdirected hate or sweeping measures that victimize innocent people.

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