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Looking Out for the Vulnerable

Looking Out for the Vulnerable

By Ken Inouye, At first I was moved by the concerns expressed by business people and residents about the planned multi-service homeless shelter. I empathized with the panic that arises in all of us when we worry that we are going to lose our nest egg, endanger our children, deteriorate our neighborhood, and bring criminals and perverts where we live.

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Volunteer Photographer, Marketing Positions Available

Volunteer Photographer, Marketing Positions Available

Do you enjoy writing or photography?  Well, we may well have a volunteer position that will suit you to a “T”.   Our Director of Partnerships, Melissa Morgan, is looking for individuals to assist the Development Team as a “paparazzi photographer” documenting our 45th year of service in the community as well as people who like to write to assist with external communications,

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Orange County Hate Crime Down, as Few Cases Lead to Convictions

Orange County Hate Crime Down, as Few Cases Lead to Convictions

The Orange County Register, August 21, 2015 By MEGHANN M. CUNIFF / STAFF WRITER Reported hate crimes in Orange County decreased in 2014, continuing a 10-year trend of declines. Despite the news in a report released Thursday by the Orange County Human Relations Commission, the fate of those accused of hate crimes is sometimes murky. Many crimes go unreported. More

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Reported Hate Crime Down in Orange County, 3 Communities Remain Main Targets

Reported Hate Crime Down in Orange County, 3 Communities Remain Main Targets

The 2014 Orange County Hate Crime Report, published by the Orange County Human Relations Commission, shows reported hate crimes were down overall in 2014. Violent hate crimes, or crimes against people, were down slightly and crimes against property (vandalism) decreased as well. However, hate crimes that targeted African American, LGBTQ, and Jewish people remained the top offenses.

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