02/03/2011 09:10 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Leaders on Intergroup Relations Converge for Key CA Conference

A dynamic all day conference on Intergroup Relations and Conflict Resolution held by the California Association of Human Relations Organizations (CAHRO) is taking place this Monday, February 7 from 8AM-5PM in downtown Los Angeles on the campus of the California Endowment at 1000 North Alameda Street. The conference, which has a registration fee, is open to the public and features some of the nation's premier leaders in the field of human relations from government, civil rights groups,community organizations, law enforcement and academia.

More Information and registration links are here.

CAHRO's California: The State of Human Relations Conference will focus on critical human rights issues facing California and the ways that cooperative responses can address today's difficult economic and political environment. Topics include financial challenges for community organizations, utilizing new media, bullying and homophobia, police and community collaboration, immigration, global human rights, Islamophobia and Interfaith relations, and building alliances.

Leaders from the following entities will be at the conference:

  • Human Relations Commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, and Santa Clara Counties
  • San Francisco Human Rights Commission
  • Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California
  • Not In Our Town
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
  • Anti-Defamation League- A World of Difference
  • California Endowment
  • International Association of Human Relations Organizations
  • Various California Police Departments
  • Numerous public and private California universities
  • Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, Calif. St. Univ., San Bernardino
  • Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab-American Leadership
  • American Task Force on Palestine
  • Operation New Hope
  • Equality Alliance of San Diego
  • San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium
  • California Conference for Equality and Justice
  • Telemundo

This conference will provide important analysis and networking opportunities for
individuals and community groups alike and all are encouraged to attend.