For 30 Years, OCHR HAS BEEN no stranger to resolving conflicts, facing down hate or leveling the playing field Since 1991, we’ve been here, pulling people together, facilitating respectful dialogue and sharing [...]
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.
all-day Brown v Board of Education (1954)
Brown v Board of Education (1954)
May 17 all-day
May 17, 1954:Brown v. Board of Education, a consolidation of five cases into one, is decided by the Supreme Court, effectively ending racial segregation in public schools. Many schools, however, remained segregated.
5:00 pm HS Students: Humanizing Immigrat... @ Online
HS Students: Humanizing Immigrat...@ Online
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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. During May’s session “Humanizing Immigration in America” we will examine the uncomfortable and intertwined history
all-day World Day for Cultural Diversity...
World Day for Cultural Diversity...
May 21 all-day
May 21st is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The UN says, “Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Bridging the gap between cultures is urgent and necessary for peace, stability and development.” Locally and nationally we too often see how cultural clashes create conflict. All of us have a role to play
all-day Harvey Milk Day
Harvey Milk Day
May 22 all-day
Harvey Milk Day is celebrated each year on May 22 in memory of Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist assassinated in 1978. Harvey Milk was a prominent gay activist during the twentieth century. He ran for office three times before becoming the first openly gay person elected into California public office, where he acted as a city supervisor. Harvey Milk Day came about as a