Since 1991 we have worked diligently to address issues of prejudice and discrimination in Orange County with the help of great people like you. Thank you for your continued support!


OC Human Relations' monthly e-newsletter
Jan. 2017

You can visit our website to learn more about the great work being done in our community to make Orange County a better place for ALL people to live, work, go to school and do business. 
Let's work together to build a #HateFreeOC

#HateFreeOC is a public education and awareness campaign aiming to create and cultivate a hate-free environment in Orange County, bring diverse communities together, and promote a peaceful and inclusive community for ALL of us to thrive in.  Anyone can take part in #HateFreeOC. It's all about RESPECT. Learn it. Live it. Lead it.  

Report Hate Incidents and Hate Crimes

Make your voice heard. If you or someone you know was the victim of a hate incident or a hate crime, report it. To make a report call 714-480-6570 or fill out a report online.

 Click here to report a hate crime.
#HateFreeOC Interview on KLAA

KLAA's Community Cares' Tammy Trujillo interviewed Rusty Kennedy and Juno Wheeler to learn more about the #HateFreeOC public awareness campaign. 

KLAA interview on #HateFreeOC
KLAA interview on #HateFreeOC

Call for Business Nominations!

Nominate a local business that you feel makes exceptional contributions to promoting, nurturing and cultivating a work environment that is equitable and embraces values associated with human relations and diversity. 

Deadline for nominations is 4pm on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

 Click here to submit a nomination.
Thank You for 23 Years of Service

Thank you to William (Bill) Wood and Kenneth Inouye for each of your 23 years of service to the Orange County Human Relations Commission. We are grateful for your decades of leadership and support.

William Wood

Kenneth Inouye
Welcome New Commissioners

Welcome to our newest Commissioners of the Orange County Human Relations Commission: Dr. Chiarina Piazza, Dr. Kerry Reynolds, Elliott Singer and Mark Miller.

 Learn more about the Commission here.
Mission Viejo responds to swastikas in park

After seeing a pair of  swastikas etched at Pavion Park last month - one on a tree, another on a wall - Jenna Gerstner was unsure what to tell her two sons.

"I contemplated how to tell my children about racism," she said as she shared her story in front of hundreds gathered at the park Monday night.

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