#HateFreeOC Art Contest

Sponsored by OC Human Relations and Tarsadia Foundation Theme: #HateFreeOC is an educational and awareness campaign  to create and cultivate a hatefree Orange County and to bring diverse communities together to promote a peaceful and inclusive community for all to thrive. Eligible students must attend school or live in Orange County, and be currently enrolled in grades 8 – 12. Students

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Schools Respond to Racial Attacks

Schools Respond to Racial Attacks

Laguna Beach High School suspended five students this week in the wake of a racially motivated attack against another student even as administrators took steps to start discussions about diversity and inclusiveness, beginning with meetings this week with representatives from O.C. Human Relations.

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Mission Viejo responds to swastikas in park

Mission Viejo responds to swastikas in park

After seeing two swastikas in Pavilion Park, Jenna Gerstner reached out to Rabbi Rachel Kort at Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, who coordinated with leaders of the Orange County Islamic Foundation mosque and Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church in Rancho Santa Margarita. The result of the collaboration was “A Place for Every Family,” a multifaith gathering to show children to respond to hate with love and inclusion.

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Swastikas Mar Buena Park Church

The OC Weekly, Dec 12, 2016 BY MATT COKER We’re having a hate wave, a non-tropical hate wave. Swastikas and German words were found spray painted Saturday morning at a Buena Park Presbyterian church that primarily serves Koreans and has reportedly been a frequent target of similar vandalism. The day before, Coto de Caza residents faced the media to complain

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