Social Justice Ed For High School Students, Jan 20

OC Human Relations is pleased to present a series of online Social Justice Education sessions for OC High School students. Our January session explores how wealth and class operates in our society and will deconstruct why this is a social justice issue. Please join us in a safe and respectful place where you can learn, network and share ideas and

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Levels of Racism Webinar, Jan 13

Levels of Racism Webinar, Jan 13

Join OC Human Relations staff for a free, online presentation and discussion of Individual, Institutional, and Structural Racism with examples of how each operates in American society and intersects with other forms of oppression. Register Now Download a PDF of the flyer

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Educator Connection Virtual Circle

Educator Connection Virtual Circle

Calling all OC Educators! Join us to experience the power of circles and deepen your restorative circle practice.Whether you are an experienced practitioner or new to circle practice, this is an opportunity to reflect and connect with educators across Orange County.This is a FREE virtual circle. Register at bit.ly/OCHR_Ed_Circ

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Understanding Hate Codes Virtual Event

Understanding Hate Codes Virtual Event

Join us and Chapman University Associate Professor Pete Simi to learn about the resurgence of white supremacist groups in recent years and how it has been characterized by efforts to mainstream hate while other adherents remain committed to a violent revolutionary strategy hoping to overthrow the government and ignite a “race war.” Understanding Hate Codes provides an opportunity to discuss

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OC High School Students Circle on Joy

OC High School Students Circle on Joy

Last week’s presidential election may have brought about uncertainty, stress and/or anxiety in many communities. However, following the results there was a sense of relief for many. Join us and your peers November 18th as we gather in a safe, supportive space to share hope and joy following the election This is a no-charge event. Register NOW! Circle on Joy

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“To Know Better” Multimedia Contest

"To Know Better" Multimedia Contest

STUDENTS! The Orange County Human Relations Commission needs your help in creating inspiring campaigns to stop hateful vibes and wrongful bias fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The time is now, and the opportunity is yours to encourage others in your school and greater community to do better. Because the only way we’ll get through this is together—and it all starts with you.

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Stay resilient, stay empathetic, stay human

Stay resilient, stay empathetic, stay human

Friends,  As 2020 began we wore out the word “pivot”. As we get closer to the end of this year “unprecedented” is now the word of the moment.  We are grappling with a third wave of record breaking Covid-19 numbers, we have an unresolved election, and no one can say for sure when either will end.   In the midst of these unprecedented times, we are called to stay true to

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