2017 Honorees

Awards 46 – 2017 Awardees

On May 4, 2017 at the City National Grove of Anaheim, OC Human Relations brought together over 500 of Orange County’s diverse community and business leaders for AWARDS 46, a special gala event that honored the outstanding human relations efforts of seldom-recognized individuals, model community policing programs and exemplary school programs that create safe and inclusive environments for Orange County’s students and residents. As well as the presentation of the awards, the evening featured entertainment provided by the Ron Kobayashi Trio and a speech by the 2017 YouthSpeak contest winner, Raj Sawhney.

Click on the names of the honorees below to watch a video and read a description of the individuals and organizations that we were proud to recognize.


Diverse Community Leader Awards

Bill Bracken

Rev. Dr. Charles Dorsey

TyRon Jackson

Laura Kanter

Bang Van Pham

Juana Trejo

Community Policing Award

Det. Noah Daniels, LaHabra PD

Outstanding BRIDGES School

South Junior High School

#HateFreeOC Profile in Courage Award

Andrew’s Ice Cream

Distinguished Business Award