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Call for Nominations: Orange County Human Relations Heroes Wanted

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The Orange County Human Relations is seeking individuals, law enforcement agencies, schools and community organizations that have made lasting contributions to human relations in Orange County to be honored at Awards 40, sponsored by ING, on May 5, 2011, at The Grove of Anaheim.

The nomination deadline is January 25, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.

Nomination categories:

  1. Community Leader: This award honors individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to Orange County in human or civil rights.
  2. Distinguished Schools: This award honors schools that have made exceptional contributions through promoting, nurturing and ensuring safe, inclusive, and equitable campuses.
  3. Community-Oriented Policing: This award honors exemplary efforts through a community-oriented policing project or initiative.
  4. Lifetime Achievement Awards:In honor of OC Human Relations’ 40th anniversary, we wish to honor those who have made long-term contributions (at least 20 years or more) to Orange County in human relations or civil rights.

For 40 years, OC Human Relations has been honoring individuals, law enforcement, schools and community organizations for their contributions to human relations in Orange County. These community heroes help lead the way to greater mutual understanding among all residents of Orange County.

Nomination instructions and criteria are available at or by contacting Don Han at

For the third successive year, the global financial institution, ING, is the title sponsor of Awards 40. For information about sponsorship opportunities ranging from $3,000 to $10,000, contact Barbara Hunt at or at (714) 834-7181.

About OC Human Relations

OC Human Relations fosters mutual understanding among residents to eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination to make Orange County a better place for ALL people to live, work and do business. The Orange County Human Relations Commission was created by the Orange County Board of Supervisors in 1971 in collaboration with the League of Cities. The Orange County Human Relations Council is a private, non-profit 501(c) 3 organization founded in 1991 for the purpose of developing and implementing proactive human relations programs in partnership with schools, corporations, cities, foundations and individuals. For 40 years, OC Human Relations has been honoring individuals, law enforcement and school and community organizations for their contributions to human relations.




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