OC Human Relations Commission

Founded: In 1971 as an official governmental commission by the Board of Supervisors in collaboration with the Orange County Division of the League of California Cities.

Mission: Seek out the causes of tension and conflict, discrimination and intolerance and attempt to eliminate those causes.

Appointment Authority: Six Commissioners appointed by the OC Board of Supervisors, five appointed by the City Selection Committee staffed by the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Orange County. Individuals interested in serving on the Commission may apply at http://www.ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=4460 or for more information contact 714-834-2206.

Role: Receive and hear specific complaints and problems of discrimination; discuss each matter as appropriate and when appropriate make findings and report those findings, engage in research and education for the purpose of lessening and eliminating prejudice and its effects, coordinate and promote educational programs, which will foster understanding among various groups within Orange County; and work for the development of constructive community educational programs to prevent future problems and provide assistance and referral services to individuals and groups, which will facilitate understanding and participation in the decision-making process of Orange County institutions.

Commissioner’s Responsibility: Prepare for, attend and participate in the monthly meetings of the Commission. Participate in at least one committee.

Orange County Human Relations Commission meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the Commission Room on the first floor of the Hall of Administration, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana, 92701. Commission meetings are open to the public; guests are invited to speak during the Open Forum. The office, parking lot and restrooms are accessible to people with disabilities.


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Date Agendas Revisions-Supplemental
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October 8, 2020 Agenda      
September 10, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
August 13, 2020 Agenda     Audio
July 9, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
June 11, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
June 3, 2020, Special Meeting Agenda   Minutes Audio
May 14, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
April 9, 2020 MEETING CANCELLED   Cancellation Notice    
March 12, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
February 13, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
January 9, 2020 Agenda   Minutes Audio
December 12, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
November 14, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
October 10, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
September 12, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
August 8, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
July 11, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
June 13, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
May 9, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
April 11, 2019 (Note location change) Agenda   Minutes Audio
March 14, 2019 Agenda Revision-Supplemental Agenda Minutes Audio
February 14, 2019 Agenda   Minutes Audio
January 10, 2019 (Note location change) Agenda   Minutes Audio
December 13, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
November 8, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
October 11, 2018 (Note location change) Agenda   Minutes Audio
September 13, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
August 9, 2018 Agenda Cancellation Notice    
July 12, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
June 14, 2018 Agenda Cancellation Notice    
May 10, 2018 Agenda Cancellation Notice    
April 12, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
March 8, 2018, MEETING CANCELED Agenda Cancellation Notice    
February 8, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
January 11, 2018 Agenda   Minutes Audio
December 14, 2017 Agenda Revision-Supplemental Agenda Minutes  
November 9, 2017 Agenda     Audio (mp3)