After four decades of service, CEO announces retirement

After four decades of service, CEO announces retirement

On Dec. 20, CEO Rusty Kennedy will hand over the reins of OC Human Relations, the nonprofit he has shepherded for the last 20 years, to Alison Edwards, who has worked beside Kennedy at the organization for about 19 of those years. “During these years, I’ve been both vilified and celebrated,” Kennedy said. “But the one thing I can say with confidence is I’ve never been through uninteresting times.”

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Anti-semitic incidents surged after Charlottesville, ADL report shows

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States jumped 67 percent during the first nine months of the year, sparked by a sharp increase after national media showed white nationalists chanting “Jews will not replace us” during a mid-summer rally in Charlottesville, Va., according to a report released Thursday by the Anti Defamation League (ADL).

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OC Human Relations Affirms Commitment to Fighting Anti-Semitism

OC Human Relations Affirms Commitment to Fighting Anti-Semitism

This message is intended to clarify the facts in response to the concerns expressed about a teacher training session that OC Human Relations endorsed with the OC Department of Education about Islam and Arabs. It reaffirms our commitment to fighting anti-Semitism over the 26 years of existence as a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating prejudice, intolerance and discrimination in Orange County.

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