Social Justice Resources

OneOC stands with peaceful protesters who are exercising their constitutionally protected First Amendment rights to speak out against injustice and racism. In times of crisis, be it an earthquake, fire, civil disturbance, and/or a pandemic, OneOC is committed to accelerating nonprofit success, by bringing communities together in service, providing additional resources to our nonprofits that are still on the front-lines of these issues, for the common good of everyone.

Training and Webinars

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2020 Annual Summit

Equity in Action: Stories of Innovation and Collaboration

Register Now! – October, 15-16 and 19-20

OC Grantmakers invites the nonprofit, philanthropic, and business community to four days of learning and discussion around equity, innovation, and resiliency. This year’s virtual summit, with sessions spread out over four days, is open to executives, staff and board members, and offers an opportunity for leaders of all ages and experiences to connect, grow and learn with one another. 

Each day will feature a keynote session and concurrent breakout sessions to foster conversation and discussion around our four sub-themes:

  • 10/15: Innovation in a Time of Crisis
  • 10/16: Public Policy with an Equity Lens
  • 10/19: Racial & Ethnic Diversity and a Commitment to Social Justice 
  • 10/20: Resiliency and Recovery in a Post-COVID world 


Training and Webinars


8/28/20, 9/4/20 and 10/11/20 – Strategies to Build Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Three-Webinar Series –  As society demands that organizations address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), you need to embark upon the discussions that will transform your nonprofit. Now is the time to eliminate the antiquated structures and systems that make this sort of change particularly challenging.  To help you reorient your organization around these critical attributes, nonprofit and philanthropy expert Rebecca Murphy will explain why this process matters.  (NonprofitWebAdvisor)

9/4/20, 9/18/20 and 10/2/20 – A Three-Part Community Workshop Series: Unpacking Anti-Blackness in our Non-Black Families & Communities – We are calling on our non-Black community members to join us over Zoom for a three-part community workshop series to deeper understand, unpack, and undo anti-Blackness in ourselves, our families, and our communities. (In partnership with the Palestinian Youth Movement LA-OC-IE, American Friends Service Committee LA – Roots 4 Peace, Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation – LA, and Nikkei Progressives, Vigilant Love).


Training and Workshops

OC Human Relations Comprehensive Training & Workshops:
OC Human Relations offers comprehensive training and workshops in the following areas: Diversity & Inclusion, Implicit Bias, Everyday RJ (Restorative Justice), Basic Mediation, 40-Hour Divorce Mediation, Advanced Divorce Mediation Training, Constructive Conflict Engagement, Conflict Management, Leadership Development, Assembly Bill 9 (Anti-Bullying Legislation), Youth Peer Mediation, Cultural Sensitivity for Law Enforcement, and Hate Crime Education. We can develop customized workshops for your corporate or nonprofit organization.  Please contact Seema Shah at or (714) 480-6578 for more details.


9/21/20, 9/23/20 and 9/24/20 Meeting the Movement – 2020 Virtual Conference – SCG’s 2020 Annual Conference, Meeting the Movement, invites funders to embody adaptive and authentic leadership, to reimagine our role as stewards of resources and power, and to integrate community-based solutions for a better future.  SCG’s 2020 Virtual Conference, Meeting the Movement, will explore three distinct themes over the course of three mornings: Shifting Power, COVID-19 Response & Recovery, and Philanthropy Reimagined.

The Racial Equity Action Institute (REAI) – Now Accepting Applications 

2020 Racial Equity Action Institute – (Southern California Grantmakers — evolve and TRHT-LA — and Northern California Grantmakers) The Racial Equity Action Institute (REAI) connects racial equity specialists and leaders in philanthropy, government, business, and nonprofits to learn, network, and develop a mix of actionable strategies with field experts to advance Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion within their institutions. In this program, you will learn to measure equity and its success, collaborate with like-minded people to galvanize for change, and center equity at the heart of your work. Join the momentum to create an equitable and just world by dismantling systemic racism and anti-Blackness in your organizations. 




Readings & Resources

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Local Social Justice Organizations

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  • Anti-Defamation League of Orange County / Long Beach: ADL is a leading anti-hate organization, a global leader in exposing extremism and delivering anti-bias education, and is a leading organization in training law enforcement. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.



  • Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA): The vision of the Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA) is to enhance and improve the quality of life for underserved multicultural communities by being a unified voice advocating to reduce ethnic disparities.


  • OC Black Chamber:  Mission is to advocate and promote Black business and economic development within the public and private sectors, resulting in a sound economic base that supports the survival and self-determination of the African-American community.


  • OC Human Relations: OC Human Relations provides programs in collaboration with schools, individuals, cities, businesses, foundations and the county to support a vision of an Orange County where our diversity is realized as a source of strength.


  • Orange County Justice Fund: The Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF) is dedicated to generating support for transformative and effective legal representation for some of the most vulnerable members of the Orange County community.


  • OC Racial Justice Collaborative: We are an Orange County, CA-based group committed to organizing, educating, and taking action for racial justice. We focus on educating ourselves and others about anti-racist practices, supporting and partnering with People of Color-led organizations, and calling in more white folks to join us. Our goal is to build a powerful multiracial majority that disrupts racist systems, ideologies, and actions.


  • Orange County For Black Lives:  We are an advocacy group that promotes and empowers the advancement of people of color specifically Black People of Color within the County of Orange. Our mission stems from the Black Lives Matter movement and we aim to accomplish four major goals.


  • 100 Black Men of OC  To empower the African American community by providing focused, effective, participatory leadership that improves public policy and enhances the overall education, social and economic status of minorities. We shall do this by coordinating our efforts with other Orange County organizations and focusing our attention on systemic issues that impede African Americans from achieving a higher quality of life.


  • Resilience Orange County: The mission of Resilience Orange County is to promote resilient youth leaders that engage in the critical work of building youth-oriented institutions in Orange County. We are a youth oriented institution that works towards social-systemic transformation while promoting healing, trauma-informed and culturally relevant practices that are inclusive of all members of the community.


Next Steps

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Our commitment to service is 365 days a year. Here’s a brief snapshot of this year’s initiatives to date:

  • In January 2020, we coordinated the 21st Annual MLK Day of Service with more than 1000 volunteers in attendance
  • In February 2020, we hosted Orange County’s inaugural Board Diversity Summit, where companies, nonprofits and community stakeholders came together to listen, learn and discuss how we can engage diverse leaders to help solve the most pressing issues in our community
  • Beginning in March 2020, we have mobilized 1,802 Volunteers in support of COVID-19 relief efforts

If you have a social justice related project and would like help sourcing volunteers, please visit our Emergency Volunteer Center or contact

We will continue to update this page with resources that will help to educate, activate, and uplift our communities. To share a resource, please contact