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SANTA ANA, Calif. (April 20, 2021) – The County of Orange and Orange County (OC) Human Relations Commission are inviting the public to participate in Addressing Race-Based Hate Together, a series of virtual stakeholder input meetings focused on racism in the Orange County community. These meetings are in response to the OC Board of Supervisors unanimously approving resolutions to stand in solidarity to denounce all hate crimes and incidents.



Virtual meetings are open to all members of the public. Translators will be available at each meeting in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

WHEN: Community Leaders Meetings (pick one)

• Friday, April 23, 2021, 9-10:30 a.m.
• Monday, April 26, 2021, 5-6:30 p.m.
Community-at-Large Meetings (pick one)
• Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 9-10:30 a.m.
• Thursday, April 29, 2021, 5-6:30 p.m.

According to preliminary data, Asian Americans in Orange County have experienced a ten-fold increase in hate crimes and hate incidents. The OC Human Relations Commission would like to hear from residents on their ideas of how we can address and end race-based biases and hate in Orange County.

REGISTRATION: Register for free at http://bit.ly/hrc-addressing-hate.

OTHER LINKS: OC Human Relations Commission website: https://occommunityservices.org/ochrc

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact OC Human Relations Commission staff, Norma Lopez, at norma@ochumanrelations.org.

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Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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