Term Human Relations Groups
Code TD-1600.3000
Definition Organizations that work for increased harmony and understanding among diverse groups; reduce tensions based on age, race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability; and promote an informed and inclusive, multicultural society. The groups may support community-specific programs to stop racism, homophobia, religious prejudice, linguistic bias, anti-immigrant sentiment and other divisive attitudes that can lead to intergroup tension, hate crimes and related violence.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 5/30/19
Use References Intergroup Relations
Interracial Groups
Multicultural Understanding
Race Relations Groups
See Also References Diversity and Ethnic Studies (TR-8000.8000-180)
Hate Crimes/Hate Incidents Related Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-290)
Hate Crimes Prevention (FN-1500.2550)
Hate Crimes Reporting (FN-1700.3000)
Hate Group Disengagement/Deradicalization Programs (RP-1400.8000-290)
Non-Criminal Hate Incident Prevention (FN-1500.6010)
Non-Criminal Hate Incident Reporting (FN-1700.6280)
External Classification Terms Advocacy for Social Development (UW
Community Services (CAN CM-150)
Family Community Support (ACH H-01)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Intergroup & Race Relations (NTE R30)
Intergroup Rights (NPC R04)
Multi-Interest Community Relations (UW
Related Concepts Advocacy/Rights Protection
Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References "Citizens Guide: Human Relations Commission", L.A. County Online, http://lacounty.info/citizen_guide_frame.htm

UWASIS II: A Taxonomy of Social Goals & Human Service Programs, United Way of America Services Identification System, United Way of America, Alexandria, Virginia: Second Edition, November 1976.

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