Hate Happens Here Townhall – July 15

Hate Happens Here Townhall - July 15

Hate Happens Here: OC’s Call to Action – a townhall to discuss ideas and recommendations to develop a people/community-centered strategy to eliminate bias-motivated hate in Orange County  This event is open to folks that live and/or work in Orange County, with a focus on stakeholders from: K-12 school system, higher education institutions, city officials, nonprofit organization leaders, faith-based leaders, local and

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Antisemitism Today: Why It Should Worry Everyone, June 23

Antisemitism Today: Why It Should Worry Everyone, June 23

Antisemitism Today: Why It Should Worry Everyone People of the Jewish faith have been disproportionately targeted in hate activity for decades in Orange County. You’re invited to join OC Human Relations & the Jewish Federation Orange County on June 23 (6-7:30pm) for an online discussion about antisemitism in Orange County and why we should all be concerned about it. REGISTER

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Hate Hurts Us All Project Launch

Hate Hurts Us All Project Launch

Hate Hurts Us All: Orange County Anti-Hate Work Expansion In response to the 2020 surge of hate activity, the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved a $1 million contract with the Orange County Human Relations Council to help eradicate hate. The goals of the expansion are: EDUCATE: Learn about hate activity trends in O.C. and about its impact on BIPOC

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OCHR Statement on Shooting in Laguna Woods

OCHR Statement on Shooting in Laguna Woods

A Statement from OC Human Relations on Shooting in Laguna Woods Violence and hate struck Orange County again this weekend, and our Taiwanese American friends and neighbors are suffering having been targeted for who they are.   We at OC Human Relations send our deepest condolences to all of those impacted by this tragic violence as well as all those across

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Social Justice Education For HS Students – April 26

Social Justice Education For HS Students - April 26

OC Human Relations is pleased to present a series of free, online Social Justice Education sessions for OC High School students. Our April session will look at Prevention and Response to hate in Orange County. Please join us in a safe and respectful place where you can learn, network and share ideas and thoughts. Please share information about this session

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Uniting Against Antisemitism Community Dialogue

Uniting Against Antisemitism Community Dialogue

Uniting Against Antisemitism Community Dialogue It’s not what divides us, but brings us together for good. In response to recent acts of antisemitism, OC Human Relations and HB Listens, a program of Huntington Beach Human Relations Committee, have decided to host a joint community dialogue to discuss how to address hate speech, ways to build community and empowering community members

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Joint Statement against Antisemitism

Joint Statement against Antisemitism

Once again, we have seen antisemitism show up in Orange County.  In the past two weeks residents in multiple cities received flyers with antisemitic rhetoric.  OC Human Relations and the members of the Hate Crime Prevention Network remain united against antisemitism.   We know that this misguided targeting of the Jewish Community is a form of hate and bigotry that dehumanizes

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Healing From Hate Free Film Screening

Please join us on February 23, from 5 – 8pm for a virtual (via Zoom) screening of the documentary, Healing From Hate. Healing from Hate is a film that examines the root causes of hate group activity through the bold work of those battling intolerance on the front lines. The film follows former hate-group members in their work to de-radicalize

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