A report released Jan. 23 by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) documents 50 domestic extremist killings on U.S. soil in 2018, of which an overwhelming 98 percent were perpetrated by individuals involved in far-right movements, particularly white supremacy.Read more →
One of our Restorative Justice specialists, Chelsea Stevens, was on hand at Ball Jr. High recently to explain to incoming 6th grade parents about the RJ program.Read more →
In one of our middle school partnerships with Tustin Unified School District, our Restorative Justice Specialist (RJS) Desiré J. Campusano, works closely with school counselors and teachers to support healthy relationship building and conflict resolution. Our restorative schools program roots its work in the belief in everyone’s capacity for empathy, so Desiree was inspired when she had the opportunity toRead more →
The week was designed to bring different students together and raise awareness for an issue that is becoming increasingly common on campuses across the country.Read more →
Part-time (16 hrs/week) with Dispute Resolution Program. Applications accepted until Jan 4Read more →
The 30th Annual WIMS was held at Cal State Fullerton in November. The event brings together over 500 students to explore issues of identity and culture.Read more →
After racism allegations at football game, Santa Ana and Aliso Niguel high schools engage in dialogue
Aliso Niguel and Santa Ana high schools made national headlines in September, but not in a good way. Santa Ana High School’s principal Jeff Bishop posted on social media that his students were insulted and offended during a Sept. 8 football game at Aliso Niguel High School when students chanted “USA…USA” when their team won and holding up “Trump 2020” signs and campaign posters.Read more →
We’re excited to announce that OC Human Relations has been chosen by the LA Clippers Foundation to compete in the LA Clippers Foundation Charity Challenge!
The LA Clippers Foundation Charity Challenge, in partnership with Kia, is dedicated to raising money and awareness for non-profits in the Greater Los Angeles/Orange County area. It will runs from Friday, November 16 through Friday, December 14 at 3pm and during that time $150,000 and a Kia automobile will be given away in the form of three grand prizes and weekly Bonus Challenges.
An Irvine synagogue was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti overnight Tuesday, just days after the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Employees arriving for work spotted the vandalism at Beth Jacob Synagogue, Allison Edwards, CEO of the non-profit group OC Human Relations, encouraged citizens to report hate crimes and incidents.Read more →
This October, the Human Relations Ambassadors took a field trip to the Heritage Museum of Orange County to learn more about Orange County Civil Rights History.Read more →