PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Human Relations Ambassadors Program is a yearlong internship designed to provide advanced human relations training and skills to a diverse cross section of Orange County youth. Ambassadors further the mission of OC Human Relations by serving as youth representatives of the agency in their communities and at events as participants, presenters, facilitators and engaged young scholars with commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
MISSION STATEMENTHRAP seeks to create a safe environment for students to attain the skills and knowledge in order to become leaders that can reach out to the diverse communities of Orange County as part of a larger human relations and social justice movement.
PROGRAM COMPONENTS Attend (3) Community-based event or program Complete (3) short writing assignments Complete (1) public speaking engagement Complete (1) collaborative community-wide project
MEETING DATES - While participants are encouraged to attend all meeting dates, participants are allowed up to 5 excused/unexcused absences. September 19, 2018 - First Day & Parent Orientation September 26, 2018 October 10, 2018 October 24, 2018 November 7, 2018 November 28, 2018 December 5, 2018 December 19, 2018 January 9, 2019 January 23, 2019 February 6, 2019 February 20, 2019 March 6, 2019 March 20, 2019 April 10,2019 April 24, 2019 May 8, 2019 May 22, 2019 - Graduation
CONFERENCE DATES - While participants are encouraged to attend all Conferences, it will be at the discretion of their school site and parent permission. Saturday February TBD 2019: Social Justice Summit @ Cal State Fullerton Friday November 16, 2018: Walk in My Shoes High School Conference @ Cal State Fullerton Friday March 8, 2019: Walk in My Shoes Middle School Conference @ UC Irvine
For more information, please refer to our program website at: http://www.ochumanrelations.org/programs/bridges/bridges-youth-organizing-camp/orange-county-youth-organizers/
*** Applications due Friday, September 14th, 2018 5:00pm *** **Deadline Extended**
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