On Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 5:30pm at the City National Grove of Anaheim, hundreds of people will gather to celebrate and honor the outstanding human relations work of local individuals, businesses and groups at the annual AWARDS and fundraising gala in support of OC Human Relations, a nonprofit that works to create an Orange County where all people feel safe, valued and included.Read more →
On January 14, eighteen high school students and adult advisors from Marina and Segerstrom High Schools engaged in day-long restorative dialogue held at OC Human Relations’ offices and facilitated by members of OC Human Relations’ staffRead more →
A countywide report on hate incidents and crimes across Orange County – based on data compiled by the OC Human Relations Commission over the past decade – shows hate incidents have gone up by more than 100 percent since 2008, while hate crimes are up by nearly 50 percent.Read more →
A San Clemente man was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for an unprovoked attack on an African American employee at a Laguna Beach grocery store.
Fernando Ramirez, 23, was found guilty last year of one felony count of battery with serious bodily injury, a misdemeanor charge of violating civil rights by force and a felony hate crime enhancement.Read more →
Two forums planned as part of “Building a Stronger, United Community By Addressing Hate-Motivated Incidents in Schools,” organized by the OC Department of Education and the OC Human Relations Commission. A Tues, Jan. 7, event is for students, their families and the community; a follow-up forum will be held Jan. 22 for teachers and school administrators.Read more →
The OC Sheriff’s Department recently posted a message of inclusion and respect for all – we’d like to share it with you.Read more →
The Dispute Resolution Team is very excited about the new staff members who have joined our team in the last quarter. Each of these staff members bring a diverse set of skills that will enhance the quality of our programming and improve our ability to provide Orange County residents with an opportunity to resolve conflicts in a more peaceful manner. AfterRead more →