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: Conducting hearings on civil and human rights issues; taking positions on challenging human relations issues; studying contentious issues relating to discrimination, intolerance and prejudice; mediating conflicts; educating institutions and individuals in Orange County about issues pertaining to change, diversity, fear and bigotry.

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.


Date Agendas Revisions-Supplemental
Agenda Items
Minutes with
January 10, 2019 (Note location change) Agenda
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)