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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OCHR Speakers Bureau Recruitment

OCHR Speakers Bureau Recruitment

We’re recruiting for a Speakers Bureau. Its members will educates and inform the public about OC Human Relations and about the impact of hate on the individual and the community. The bureau will made up of OC community members who have been impacted by a hate crime or hate incident. Members of the Bureau will have the opportunity to serve

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UCI & OCHR offer Combatting Online Extremism Training

UCI & OCHR offer Combatting Online Extremism Training

Join Orange County Human Relations (OCHR) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI) for a five-part, free online training that will offer tools and resources for how to combat online extremism. Using modules developed as part of UC Irvine’s Confronting Digital Extremism initiative, UCI is partnering with OCHR to provide an interactive training for the community.  With the increase in violence against Asian-Americans and Pacific

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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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Promoting Equity – Webinar Feb 12

Promoting Equity - Webinar Feb 12

OC Human Relations invites you to join guest speaker Dr. L Song Richardson, Dean & Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. Dr. Richardson will talk about how our unconscious mental processes can influence decision-making & judgement. Register at bit.ly/Promote_Equity

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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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