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OC Human Relations’ day-to-day work eliminates prejudice, intolerance and discrimination. Your support during this giving season enables us to move beyond tolerance and shift towards creating a more equitable community for all!
all-day International Volunteer Day
International Volunteer Day
Dec 5 all-day
International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 December. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector. Apart from mobilising thousands
all-day Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day
Dec 10 all-day
The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. It celebrates the fundamental proposition in the Universal Declaration that each one of us, everywhere, at all times is
all-day International Migrants Day
International Migrants Day
Dec 18 all-day
On December 18, the international community recognizes and celebrates the rights of migrants around the world. International Migrants Day is observed on 18 December in accordance with Resolution 55/93 of the United Nations General Assembly, adopted on 4 December 2000. The UN’s International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (commonly referred to
all-day National Mentoring Month
National Mentoring Month
Jan 1 all-day
January 1 marks the start of National Mentoring Month, which focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities and nonprofits—can work together to increase the number of mentors to assure positive outcomes for our young people.
all-day National Religious Freedom Day
National Religious Freedom Day
Jan 16 all-day
Each year, the President declares January 16th to be Religious Freedom Day, and calls upon Americans to “observe this day through appropriate events and activities in homes, schools, and places of worship.” National Religious Freedom Day commemorates the Virginia General Assembly’s adoption of Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. That statute became the basis