Culturally Responsive Practices in Education Training

Culturally Responsive Practices in Education Training

We’re pleased to present this online, 2-day, 6 hour training to Orange County Educators (teachers, administrators, staff etc.) to assist in the understanding of culturally responsive practices, offer skills to actively foster inclusion and to help achieve equity in the school. There are only a limited number of seats and an ‘early-bird’ discount, so register soon. REGISTER NOW! Please contact

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Everyday RJ Training: July

Everyday RJ Training: July

You’re invited to join us on July 20, 21 & 22 (1pm-4pm) as our staff experts offer “Everyday RJ”, an introduction to restorative justice and its practical application in our everyday lives. You’ll learn about Tier 1 and 2 tools including community building circles and restorative communication. There’s a limited number of seats and an early-bird discount for those who

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OCTogether Dialogue on Race Relations – June 22

Join honest, powerful & sometimes difficult conversations on Race Relations, Equity & Justice. Dialogues are open to anyone in OC seeking to understand race relations through active listening & learning. Explore, listen & learn from each other through respectful dialogue. We use break-out rooms to create facilitated, small-group discussions between diverse individuals. The title of the June Dialogues is “You,

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OC Together: reStructure

OC Together: reStructure

reStructure invites diverse participants within the business or non-profit sector to work in an interactive learning environment to explore opportunities for racial equity improvement and implement racial equity practices in their workplaces. NOTE: All meetings will be virtual and online.

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News Release: OC Together Initiative Launches

News Release: OC Together Initiative Launches

Where do we go from here? After writing statements of support and solidarity over the summer, many organizations are ready to take the next steps in creating equitable workplaces. But fear of making mistakes and inexperience have become barriers to action. In 2021, OC Human Relations will begin a new program to support organizations in taking their next steps to address racial equity.

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Stay resilient, stay empathetic, stay human

Stay resilient, stay empathetic, stay human

Friends,  As 2020 began we wore out the word “pivot”. As we get closer to the end of this year “unprecedented” is now the word of the moment.  We are grappling with a third wave of record breaking Covid-19 numbers, we have an unresolved election, and no one can say for sure when either will end.   In the midst of these unprecedented times, we are called to stay true to

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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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