Happy 20th to a Valuable Panel

Happy 20th to a Valuable Panel

The Los Angeles Times, March 24, 1991 In the 20 years since the Orange County Human Relations Commission was formed, the County has changed from a nearly all-white suburban enclave to a multicultural urban center. The Commission has done well and deserves support…. click here to read more

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The Agency of Social Conscience

The Agency of Social Conscience

The Los Angeles Times, March 17, 1991 It seemed an unlikely decision for the Orange County Board of Supervisors to have made, create a semi-autonomous commission, people it with prominent activists, then let it loose to document whatever social injustices were happening in its backyard… click here to read more

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Dialogues to Focus on Race Relations

Dialogues to Focus on Race Relations

The OC Register, Feb 19, 1990 When Korean businessmen debated the City of Garden Grove over the need for bilingual signs for their shops, Bok Kim wondered if he would ever understand his Caucasian neighbors. Now he will have a chance to find out… click here to read more  

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Odeh Bombing Death Still a Mystery

Odeh Bombing Death Still a Mystery

Orange County Register, October 11, 1986 Suspects, motives are elusive a year after Arab spokesman’s death. This much the FBI will say: a year ago today terrorists killed Arab spokesman Alex Odeh… click here to read more

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Take Interest in Schools, Latino Parents Urged

Take Interest in Schools, Latino Parents Urged

The Los Angeles Times, February 2, 1986 Throughout a day long conference Saturday in Anaheim, spearheaded by the Orange County Human Relations Commission, more than 200 Latino parents heard the message over and over again: Know what your children are doing in the classroom and show that you care. click here to read more

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Undocumented Workers Arrested in Sweeps

Undocumented Workers Arrested in Sweeps

The OC Register, January 18, 1985 About 60 undocumented agricultural workers were arrested in Orange County fields Thursday, federal officials said. Orange County Human Relations Commission expressed concern about the arrests and said they were investigating the legality of the arrests… click here to read more

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County’s homeless need hope

County's homeless need hope

The OC Register, January 13, 1985 The number of homeless in Orange County is impossible to calculate because they make a point of trying to be invisible, but all who deal with the problem in any way agree that the number is increasing and a conservative estimate is 4,000 or more…. click here to read more

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The County’s Human Relations Commission at 14, a Mature Approach

The County's Human Relations Commission at 14, a Mature Approach

The Los Angeles Times, December 16, 1984 It seems, at first, an unlikely combination of personalities, a suburban police chief and a college administrator, a military retiree and a rabbi, a telephone company executive and a housewife. But then, the Orange County Human Relations Commission, in some ways, is an unlikely organization… click here to read more

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