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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OC Together: reStructure

OC Together: reStructure

reStructure invites diverse participants within the non-profit or business 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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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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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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