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We are a human relations organization dedicated to achieving respect and understanding for all through education and dialogue. OCCJ seeks to facilitate understanding and empower individuals to create inclusive communities through dynamic, diversity and inclusion programming for all ages. 

"In the struggle for equity and inclusion, there is still much work to do. Join us as we strive to educate and empower individuals and communities to achieve our vision of eliminating bigotry and racism in our state." – Moises Echeverria, President & CEO 

As the pandemic wears on, most of us yearn for ways to meaningfully engage and feel more present. In this increasingly complicated time, I’m here to offer a solution with many applications and an equal number of benefits - mindfulness. 

The Contact Hypothesis is a theory that describes the possibilities inherent when people connect...Reducing prejudice and sustaining efforts at inclusion through contact takes a little more effort. OCCJ is here to help promote inclusion and breaking down barriers between people.