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  • Mission Statement
    The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity is committed to fostering a safe and respectful District, school and community culture where the seeds of peace and justice are sown so that all students and staff can lead safe, purposeful and academically fruitful lives. The Office provides support services for local districts and schools. We build collaborative relationships and proactively reduce intra and intergroup bias and violence through educational and social-emotional strategies. We assist in crisis recovery and community restoration. We provide consultation and comprehensive trainings on a variety of human relations topics.
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  • What's New

    Schools want to be inclusive and affirming of the various important holidays our students celebrate this time of year and recognize federal guidelines regarding religious content.  The holidays are a time to bring people together.  Ultimately, we strive throughout the year to create an environment where everyone feels valued and a part of our community. 


    HRDE also wishes to thank the local districts who have completed the Principals' Bullying and Hazing Training of Trainers. These efforts affirm students, families and staff, promote connection, inclusion, and a critical sense of safety for all students.  If we can be of further assistance, please let us know.  


    BUL 5479.2 Guidelines for Teaching About Religions, issued April 22, 2016

    MEM-5466.7 Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances, School Year 2017-18


    ADL The December Dilemma  https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/religion-in-public-schools/religious-holidays


    Human Relations is providing a training of trainers workshop on bullying prevention for all principals or their designee in each local district. The training focuses on defining and identifying bullying, legal obligations, and responding to allegations. This training also includes a detailed section on documentation in iSTAR.

    The Principal’s Toolkit on the Human Relations, Diversity & Equity website includes useful information and resources, as well as a bullying prevention professional development presentation specifically designed to be used with school staff members. 

    For more information please contact Judy Chiasson (judy.chiasson@lausd.net) at (213) 241-8719 or Kim Valdez (kkv0221@lausd.net) at (213) 241-8678.


    National Coming Out Day is an annual event for LGBT persons, friends, to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and civil rights movement. Celebratory activities were planned for Thursday, October 12 in the Beaudry Building atrium (15th floor). Thank you supporting such a great event. For more information, contact Judy or Kim at Judy.chiasson@lausd.net or kkv0221@lausd.net.

  • Out for Safe School Campaign 2017
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    Erika F. Torres
    Executive Director
    333 S. Beaudry Ave., 29th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    P: (213) 241-3840
    F: (213) 241-3305

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