Diverse Community Leader Award Honoree Minerva Gomez (La Habra) Minerva is a prime example of what positive change looks like in Orange County. When Minerva was 17, her home-life was devastated when her parents were deported.  However, even at this young age, Minerva still found the strength to go to college and start advocating for

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Diverse Community Leader Award Honoree Estera Borcsa (Yorba Linda) Estera Borcsa has been working in the helping field since high school; her mission in life is to be a voice for the voiceless. Justice is of the utmost importance to Estera; she can envision the big picture when it comes to policy and how it

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 28, 2018 Contact: Khushbindar Kaur Sood, Director of Development (714) 480-6582 (Orange County, CA) On May 3, 2018 OC Human Relations will honor the outstanding work of local individuals and groups at its Annual AWARDS Celebration and Fundraiser at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The AWARDS Celebration is a

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MEDIA ALERT – November 28, 2017     CONTACT: Khushbindar Kaur Sood, Director of Development Phone: (714) 480-6582 Email:  Call for Nominations:  Orange County Heroes Wanted Recognizing those who work to create safe, inclusive, respectful schools and communities What:   OC Human Relations, an Orange County-serving nonprofit, is seeking nominations of individuals, law enforcement, businesses,

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Awards 45 was held on May 5, 2016 at The City National Grove of Anaheim.  We hosted this special AWARDS celebration and fundraiser to bring together an incredibly diverse collection of people in a beautiful mosaic, to share the stories of unsung heroes who make a difference every day, often one person at a time,

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Orange County Register, May 5, 2017 By THERESA WALKER ANAHEIM – Orange County Human Relations honored community members Thursday, May 4, at City National Grove in celebration of “justice, diversity and the human spirit” at the organization’s Awards 46 gathering. The annual event recognizes what the organization considers “unsung heroes” who work on behalf of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2017 Contact: Alison Edwards, Deputy Director (714) 480-6573 office / (714) 293-4902 cell (Orange County, CA)  The outstanding work of local individuals, groups, and a business will be honored at OC Human Relations’ Annual AWARDS Celebration and fundraiser at 5:30pm, Thursday, May 4, at the City National Grove of Anaheim.  This

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Distinguished Business Award Through our diverse teams in stores, distribution centers and headquarters, Target is able to understand and fulfill the needs of the guests we serve, influence and be influenced by the communities we support, and enhance points of view across our business. At Target, diversity and inclusion is an all-in, full-contact, participatory endeavor,

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#HateFreeOC Profile in Courage Award When two young Muslim women walked into an ice cream shop in Orange one May afternoon in 2016, they were just expecting to enjoy a treat. Instead, what they got was a taste of Islamophobia. “I don’t want them in my country,” a man yelled at the women, who were

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Outstanding BRIDGES School Award Honoree What does it take to create a positive school climate? The school leaders at South Junior High School in Anaheim can share some of their insights. Starting with the highest levels of staff, it’s clear upon walking onto campus that staff support one another and that there is community amongst

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