Bridges is a nationally-recognized program serving Orange County schools for over 30 years. We work with schools to build campus environments that are respectful of diversity, where ALL students, staff and parents feel safe, welcome and respected. We offer conferences, workshops, retreats and internships to support our work in schools across the county.
“The environment on this campus is dramatically different! We see almost no conflict that has racial implications.”
– Middle School Principal
Bridges is nationally recognized:
Bridges by the Numbers:
Since 2018, our program has delivered:
Bridges Testimonials and Success Stories:
The Bridges leaders spearheaded the campaign by creating infographics, facilitating workshops, and collaborating with other clubs on campus. As well as partnering with the Hoag Mental Health Center, Connect OC and OCDE to provide workshops.
The FVHS and HBHS Bridges club hosted the first joint virtual weeklong Days of Dialogue which was a huge success!! Bringing a diverse group of presenters discussing Anti-Asian racism, economic justice, mental health and much more for students to learn, engage and connect. The Daily Pilot wrote a story on DOD featuring our student leaders and advisors.
- 43 presenters and 20 presentations
- 40 student Volunteers, 3 Bridges/DIRHA advisors, 4 Admin, 2 OCHR Board Members and 27 teachers joined in
- Approximately 560 students participated