Summary of Commission Activities – September 2017

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Monthly Summary of Activities: September 2017

Police‐Community Relations
Police Community Reconciliation Program: Commission Staff facilitated 2 PCRP mediation cases (OCSD & APDand provided 1 PCRP informational session with Anaheim Police Department

Police‐Youth Dialogues: Commission staff facilitated meeting with Tustin PD and Currie Middle School principal to  discuss October’s programming

Tustin PD Advisory Board: Commission staff, Don Han, has been appointed to this Board and attended his first  meeting this month.  

Intergroup Relations

Community Outreach & Presentations:

  • Commission  staff help facilitate a “Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ students” presentation at Brookhurst Jr. High.
  • Commission staff collaborated and presented at the Hate Crime Network meeting where the 2016 Hate Crime  report was distributed.
  • Commission staff participated in panel to share about Commission programming at Chapman Law School even
  • Commissioner Director with Commissioner Kim Toan Do conducted outreach to Vietnamese residents in Anaheim to invite them to the 2nd annual Barrio Run event.
  • Commission Director participated at the UCI event focus on discussing the “Origins and Meanings of Hate Crime.”

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  • Commission staff facilitated presentation on deescalating conflict at the “Keeping our Communities Safe” event.
  • Commission staff facilitated presentation regarding Commission programs at the HC Ambassadors training.
  • Commission Director presented on Commission programs at the “Communities Together” event in Anaheim
  • Commission staff participated in CAHRO SoCal planning committee conference call.

Commission Director One-on-Ones:

  • Commission Director met with the following Board of Supervisors staffers: D1 Chief of Staff – Chris Wangsporn,  D2 Chief of Staff – Arie Dana, and D5 Chief of Staff – Paul Walters.
  • Commission Director connected with John Becknell twice this month to discuss Commission’s Strategic planning  process.
  • Commission Director met with a community member interested in Human Relations Commission work and with  interest in volunteering.
  • Commission Director checked‐in with Commissioners Mark Miller and Dr. Kerry Reynolds this month. .

Community Building and Training

Community Building Circle: Commission staff received a request for a circle dialogue presentation and facilitation at  the UNA‐Women meeting in October.   Nonviolence Communication: Commission staff attended a training and presentation on Nonviolence and the  “Achieving peace through Non‐Violent Communication” event this month.

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