30 Years, Now & Always

For 30 years, OCHR has been no stranger to resolving conflicts, facing down hate or leveling the playing field. Join us for a year-long celebration with events and dialogues on race relations.

 

Upcoming Events

Apr
9
Fri
all-day Civil Rights Act of 1866
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Apr 9 all-day
Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 became law on April 9, 1866. President Andrew Jackson, a Democrat, attempted to veto the bill, but it was overruled by the Republican controlled Congress. The act granted citizenship and the same rights enjoyed by white citizens to all male persons in the United States “without distinction of race or color, or previous condition
Apr
11
Sun
all-day Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)
Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)
Apr 11 all-day
Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)
April 11, 1968: President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act, providing equal housing opportunity regardless of race, religion or national origin.
Apr
12
Mon
all-day National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week
Apr 12 all-day
National Volunteer Week
April 19-25, 2020 National volunteer week, usually held in the third week of April unless the spring religious holidays coincide, has been celebrated annually since the 1970s. President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week with an executive order in 1974, as a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers. Every sitting U.S. president since Nixon has issued a
Apr
21
Wed
5:00 pm HS Students: Gender Justice, Soc... @ Online
HS Students: Gender Justice, Soc...@ Online
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HS Students: Gender Justice, Social Justice Education Series #6 @ Online
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Join us for a monthly virtual workshop series intended to engage youth across Orange County on various issues impacting our society today. Workshops will occur the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 5:00-7:00pm, open to all Orange County high school students. April’s session will focus on the Gender Justice For more information and to sign up,
Apr
27
Tue
5:00 pm OC Together Dialogue on Race Rel... @ Online
OC Together Dialogue on Race Rel...@ Online
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
OC Together Dialogue on Race Relations @ Online
Join honest, powerful & sometimes difficult conversations on Race Relations, Equity & Justice. Dialogues are open to anyone in OC seeking to understand race relations through active listening & learning. Explore, listen & learn from each other through respectful dialogue. Topic: “Racial Identity” Click HERE to register.
May
1
Sat
all-day Asian-Pacific American Heritage ...
Asian-Pacific American Heritage ...
May 1 all-day
Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of
all-day Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
May 1 all-day
Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month (also referred to as “Mental Health Month”) has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings. During the 1960’s, this annual, weekly campaign was upgraded to a monthly one with May the designated month. Mental Health Awareness month has

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