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This position serves as support staff to the Human Relations Commission and is funded through a contract with the County of Orange. The current scope of work focuses on areas of Police Community Reconciliation Program (PCRP), police-community relations, human relations issues awareness, community crisis response/support, trainings and workshops around culture diversity, respect, conflict resolution and reconciliation.Read more →
We invite High School students to join us for a much needed conversation to process recent events related to racial injustice and police brutality. This Virtual Circle will offer a safe environment for you share your thoughts and feelings and will provide space for one another. Please register & join us September 8 at 4pmRead more →
We’re excited to announce a FREE 3-part virtual education series starting Aug. 12. The focus is on aspects of Orange’s County’s Civil Rights History & the impact of hate on a community. Don’t delay your registration – seats are limited! Choose to attend one or all three.Read more →
At OC Human Relations we seek to create a county where all people feel safe, valued and included. The recently publicized words of John Wayne stand in opposition to our vision and commitment to fighting hate and intolerance in the county and the continued choice to keep his name on the Orange County Airport reads as an acceptance of hisRead more →
This is the second in a series of pieces intended o connect this current moment to our nation’s history and for some, to answer the question, “Why is this such a BIG deal?” Today we are going to connect the outrage and activism around the murder of George Floyd by a police officer to the history of law enforcement inRead more →
If you have found yourself watching the news lately and asking yourself, “Why is this such a big deal?” I’d like to share some background with you. But first, an analogy: Think of a time in your life when you made a seemingly innocuous comment only to realize that you hurt someone. We’ve all done it. You find out laterRead more →
Racism is wrong and those oppressed by it are not responsible for eradicating it.
Police brutality is wrong and those who are brutalized by it are not responsible for eradicating it.
Murder is wrong and the families who have lost loved ones are not responsible for eradicating it.Read more →