OCTogether Dialogue on Race Relations – August 24

OCTogether Dialogue on Race Relations - August 24

Join honest, powerful & sometimes difficult conversations on Race Relations, Equity & Justice. Dialogues are open to anyone in OC seeking to understand race relations through active listening & learning. Explore, listen & learn from each other through respectful dialogue. We use break-out rooms to create facilitated, small-group discussions between diverse individuals. The title of the August Dialogues is “Race

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OC Together: reStructure

OC Together: reStructure

reStructure invites diverse participants within the non-profit or business sector to work in an interactive learning environment to explore opportunities for racial equity improvement and implement racial equity practices in their workplaces. NOTE: All meetings will be virtual and online.

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Let The People Decide Film and Panel Discussion

Let The People Decide Film and Panel Discussion

Watch the feature-length documentary film “Let the People Decide” – a film about the struggle for voting rights from the 1960’s to right now – and later participate in a panel-discussion with the film-maker, Gavin Guerra, and three special guests who appear in the film. The event is sponsored by Asian Americans in Action, Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, OC

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“This is what Juneteenth is about to me”

"This is what Juneteenth is about to me"

The value and purpose of Juneteenth is accountability. A day where we look back to see how far we’ve come and look forward to see how far we still must go. This new federal holiday does not change systemic racism nor the impact it has every day on millions of people in this country… no holiday has that power. What this inaugural holiday did show us though is that it is possible to create a change in our national agenda – it is possible for systemic power to use that power to enact policy and process change. It is possible for a nation to respond to that change in less than 48 hours – companies can change work schedules, media can focus on disseminating information on policy change without delay, people can show up to community events that they’ve never attended, donations can be made to help support artists and community centers and those who are struggling… Juneteenth is about commemorating the past and it can be about celebrating our collective future. Do the work today. Do the work tomorrow. Turn intention into action. That is what Juneteenth is about.

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OC Human Relations Commission Hosts Public Meetings to Address Racism

OC Human Relations Commission Hosts Public Meetings to Address Racism

The County of Orange and Orange County (OC) Human Relations Commission are inviting the public to participate in Addressing Race-Based Hate Together, a series of virtual stakeholder input meetings focused on racism in the Orange County community. These meetings are in response to the OC Board of Supervisors unanimously approving resolutions to stand in solidarity to denounce all hate crimes

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News Release: OC Together Initiative Launches

News Release: OC Together Initiative Launches

Where do we go from here? After writing statements of support and solidarity over the summer, many organizations are ready to take the next steps in creating equitable workplaces. But fear of making mistakes and inexperience have become barriers to action. In 2021, OC Human Relations will begin a new program to support organizations in taking their next steps to address racial equity.

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Beyond Vision 2020, Onto Clarity 2021 – Online, Jan 19

Beyond Vision 2020, Onto Clarity 2021 - Online, Jan 19

In partnership with the National Day of Racial Healing, part of Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation, OC Human Relations would like to invite you to kick off 2021 by bringing communities together, for truth-seeking, deep relationship building and collective collaboration!  Join us to participate in honest, powerful, and sometimes difficult conversations on racial healing, equity, and justice. All dialogues will be facilitated by

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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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