Locally, according to a recent report from the Orange County Human Relations Commission (OCHRC), hate crimes have continued to increase in Orange County.
The OCHRC report found for the fifth year in a row hate crimes have increased in Orange County, increasing 24% last year compared to 2018.
Orange County School of the Arts’ student Morgan Ang is planning to submit a video for the contest.
It indicated that 34 incidents of prejudice against Asian Americans in Orange County were reported between March 19 and April 15 of this year.
Each of the five Orange County Board of Supervisors will announce one winning campaign from their respective Supervisorial District.