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Mời đề cử: Tìm kiếm cá nhân và tổ chức tại Orange County để vinh danh

THÔNG CÁO BÁO CHÍ Ngày 15 tháng Giêng năm 2015 LIÊN LẠC: Melissa Morgan, Director of Partnerships, (714) 480-6582, [email protected]   Mời đề cử:  Tìm kiếm cá nhân và tổ chức tại Orange County để vinh danh Nhằm ghi nhận công sức các cá nhân và tổ chức đã đem lại trường học và cộng đồng an toàn, cho mọi

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OC Human Relations to Honor OC Business for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion

Nominations are being accepted for outstanding businesses or corporations that have gone above and beyond ordinary practices to embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The business award nomination deadline is 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 27, 2015. The Distinguished Business Award will be presented at the OC Human Relations AWARDS 44 event on May 7, 2015 at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

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Commission Plans Police Community Dialogues

Commission Plans Police Community Dialogues

The OC Human Relations Commission convened on 12.11.2014 and discussed what can be done to address the fear and mistrust that escalates confrontations between law enforcement officials and boys and men of color, into violence and even death. The Commission voted to reach out to partners in the community and law enforcement to explore the possibility of organizing dialogues between the police and diverse communities.

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Awards 44: Call for Nominations

OC Human Relations is seeking nominations of individuals, law enforcement, schools, and community organizations that have made lasting contributions to human relations in Orange County to be honored at AWARDS 44 on May 7, 2015 at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

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Violent Hate Crimes Rise While Vandalism Falls

Violent Hate Crimes Rise While Vandalism Falls

The 2013 Orange County Hate Crime Report shows an increase in violent hate crimes, or crimes against people and a decrease in crimes against property like vandalism. “We cannot stand for violence of any kind and violence motivated by hate is no exception. The Commission believes that a crime against one of us, is a crime against all of us, this report tells us that we must remain vigilant in our work to eliminate prejudice and discrimination in Orange County”, said Commission Chair Ken Inouye.

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Civil Rights History Exhibit Opens on day of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act 50 Years Ago

Civil Rights History Exhibit Opens on day of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act 50 Years Ago

June 29, 2014: OC Civil Rights History Exhibit is opening on July 2, 2014, the 50th Anniversary of the day that President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the US Civil Rights Act into law. This unique exhibit will feature large displays created by the graphic artist, Susan Reese, and curated by OC Human Relations Commission. The Commission was created nearly a half century ago to insure that this national vision for fairness and equality was a shared value and that the Board of Supervisors would work to make it real in Orange County.

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YouthSpeak 2014 Winners Announced

YouthSpeak 2014 Winners Announced

April 15, 2014: Andres Guerrero was selected as the YouthSpeak winner for 2014 and he will deliver his speech at OC Human Relations Legacy Awards gala, May 8, 2014 at the City National Grove of Anaheim. He and the runners-up will also have the opportunity to speak at upcoming OC Human Relations Walk In My Shoes youth conferences.

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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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