| June 5, 2020
Find the quietest corner of your room, of your heart, and grieve. Howl if you must. Then listen. Listen to Black voices and believe them when they say they struggle to stay alive. Every. Single. Day. Then stand up with them and for them, but not instead of them…
| November 2, 2017
The changes give supervisors the power to fire the commission’s executive director at any time, for any reason, and pick the replacement.
| September 28, 2017
The proposal would grant supervisors direct authority over the commission’s staff, who seek to reduce hate crimes and improve community relations with police.
| September 26, 2017
The Human Relations Commission effort is the third attempt this year by Andrew Do and Michelle Steel to increase the influence county supervisors have over other organizations.
| August 4, 2016
Hate incidents targeting the Muslim community tripled from 2014 to 2015, according to a report from the OC Human Relations Commission. Meanwhile, hate crimes against African Americans reached their lowest point ever.
| December 10, 2015
Anaheim police held an open forum with the area’s Muslim community Wednesday to discuss their safety concerns in the wake of the San Bernardino massacre.
| September 18, 2015
Attendees of the forum, held by Connect-to-Council, said the Santa Ana Police Department must be held to higher accountability standards if it is to have a credible community policing program.
| May 18, 2015
Supervisor Andrew Do said he wanted supervisors to get more involved before OC Human Relations’ contract is renewed next year. That didn’t sit well with Supervisor Todd Spitzer.
| October 7, 2013
A resident’s rant against Jews and homosexuals during a City Council meeting has become the center of another political battle in Anaheim.
| May 6, 2013
An African-American family’s recent experience is a reminder that suspected hate crimes are infrequently solved and prosecuted. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t happening.