County of Orange Celebrates 50 Years of Human Relations Commission & Increases Funding to Stop Hate

County of Orange Celebrates 50 Years of Human Relations Commission & Increases Funding to Stop Hate

County of Orange Celebrates 50 Years of Human Relations Commission and Increases Funding to Stop Hate Orange County, CA – December 17, 2021 The Orange County Board of Supervisors celebrated 50 years of work of the Human Relations Commission on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at a presentation before their regular meeting. The Commission was founded in 1971 to seek out

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OC Human Relations Commission condemns xenophobia and White Supremacist propaganda

OC Human Relations Commission condemns xenophobia and White Supremacist propaganda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Norma López(714) 480-6594 | [email protected] Orange County Human Relations Commission condemns xenophobia and White Supremacist propaganda displayed at public meetings and places (December 9, 2021) Covid-19 continues to plague our country and so is the vitriol against our communities of color particularly Asian Americans. Nobody is immune or safe from being a target of hate. It has

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Statements from Aug 12 Commission Meeting

Statements from Aug 12 Commission Meeting

The County’s Orange County Human Relation Commission debated and approved two statements at its August 12, 2021 meeting. Orange County Human Relations Commission endorses Ethnic Studies Curriculum in K-12 Education Orange County Human Relations Commission condemns racist and hateful rhetoric directed at Chairman Andrew Do & newly appointed Huntington Beach City Councilwoman, Rhonda Bolton See details below:

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Commission Statement of Solidarity

Commission Statement of Solidarity

In response to the hate-speech, threats and intimidation that have been directed at OC Public Health Officer Dr. Clayton Chau and OC Supervisor Katrina Foley and their families, the Orange County Human Relations Commission issued the following statement of solidarity. Download a PDF of the Commission’s statement Report a Hate Crime

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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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“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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2019 Hate Crime Report

2019 Hate Crime Report

The OC Human Relations Commission released the 2019 Orange County Hate Crime Report on October 20, 2020. For the fifth consecutive year, the numbers of crimes and incidents increased. Hate crime was up 24% in 2019 over the previous year. A statement from OC Human Relations CEO, Alison Edwards, on the report: This week the Orange County Human Relations Commission

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