OC Human Relations
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency whose mission is to foster mutual understanding among residents and eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination in order to make Orange County a better place for ALL people to live, work and do business.
Orange County/Long Beach Anti-Defamation League
e Anti-Defamation League
works on the mission of combating hate through education. Its programs provide anti-bias education and training with curriculums and materials available for Pre-K through university students, community groups, corporations, civic associations, religious organizations and law enforcement agencies.
The Center Orange County
For 40 years The Center OC
has been advocating on behalf of the Orange County LGBT community, working to ensure its well-being through a wide variety of programs and services.
Waste Not OC Coalition
The Waste Not OC Coalition is striving to end food insecurities in Orange County by focusing on food recovery from local grocers and restaurants, increasing dissemination through new distribution sites and supporting programs through training and education. The wastenotoc.org website provides a map of all local food pantries, food insecurity facts, current projects and ways to get involved
OCDE Resources and Focuses
School Climate, Lucy Vezzuto, Ph.D., Regional Student Mental Health Initiative
ACCESS Homeless Educational Services, Wendy Rogan.
Welcoming Schools Human Rights Campaign Foundation
: Welcoming schools offers professional development tools, lessons aligned with the Common Core State Standards, and many additional resources for elementary schools on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and affirming gender, and avoiding bullying and name-calling.
Pacific Education Group
: Provides consulting services for schools and school districts on racial and ethnic equity and minority academic achievement gap related issues. Offers free webinars on various related topics.