2019 Human Relations Forum--"Protest Peril: Understanding First Amendment Rights"
The HRC hosts an annual community forum on a topic of interest. The 2019 Forum was held Monday, October 28 from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Whitted Building, located at 300 W. Tryon St. The Forum focused on rights under the First Amendment and featured legal experts Mark Dorosin, Ted Shaw, and Stephanie Perry-Terry.
Mark Dorosin, Managing Attorney, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Regional Office and Orange County Commissioner
Ted Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and the Director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights
Stephanie Perry-Terry, Small Business Owner and Community Activist
Stay tuned for information on the 2020 Annual Forum
"Hate, Heritage, and Hope: Orange County Voice on 'Silent Sam'"
The Orange County Human Relations Commission hosted a Community Conversation titled, “Hate, Heritage, and Hope: Orange County Voices on ‘Silent Sam’" on Monday, October 1, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Rd. in Chapel Hill. Attendees worked with other residents of varying views to seek mutual understanding and to make recommendations on the issue. The was open to all residents.
Community Conversation on the Proposed UDO Text Amendments Regulating Flagpoles and Flags in Orange County
The Human Relations Commission hosted a Community Conversation on the Proposed UDO Text Amendment which, if approved by the Board of County Commissioners, would include specific size regulations on all flags and flagpoles in the County regardless of content. Please find the video footage from the event below.
NOTE: We apologize for any missed content, as there were technical issues with the camera during filming.
2019 Community Read
The Orange County Human Relations Commission chose the very powerful book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.as their choice for the 2019 Community Read
Click here for the flyer and more information!