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O.C. hate crimes fall; attacks based on sexual orientation rise

O.C. hate crimes fall; attacks based on sexual orientation rise

The Orange County Human Relations Commission reported 61 hate crimes, a drop of 21% from the year before. But crimes involving sexual orientation nearly doubled. By Mike Anton, Los Angeles TimesMay 23, 2013, 12:05 a.m. The number of reported hate crimes in Orange County fell by 21% last year, even though such crimes based on sexual orientation almost doubled, according

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Orange County Hate Crimes Against LGBT Residents Increase

Orange County Hate Crimes Against LGBT Residents Increase

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013 12:52 pm | Updated: 9:05 pm, Fri May 24, 2013. By ADAM ELMAHREK | While the overall number of reported hate crimes in Orange County has dropped since last year, hate crimes committed against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents has been rising, according to the Orange County Human Relations Commission’s annual hate crime report

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El Bajio to San Clemente

El Bajio to San Clemente

In the summer of 2012 OC Human Relations engaged a multi-generational group of Latino residents in a community-based project called “El Bajio to San Clemente: An Inter-Generational Exploration of a Cultural Journey.” Residents spent the summer telling the collective story of how almost an entire village migrated from El Bajio, Mexico to San Clemente, including the challenges and struggles of

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OC Human Relations Honors Cypress PD PACE Program

OC Human Relations Honors Cypress PD PACE Program

On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the Orange County Human Relations held its 42nd Annual Human Relations Awards Gala at the Grove of Anaheim to honor community members for their outstanding human relations efforts. Awardees included diverse individuals, model community policing programs, and exemplary school intergroup relations programs that create safe and inclusive environments for Orange County’s students and residents. The

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Wells Fargo honored for diversity

Wells Fargo honored for diversity

Valuing diversity is nothing new for Well Fargo, and it is an honor to be recognized by the Orange County Human Relations Commission for our efforts to foster diversity. For more than 160 years, we have committed ourselves to the success of diverse customers and team members.

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