Timings Mon - Thus 10:00 - 18.30
Friday: 10.30 - 20.45


​9th Annual Orange County
Heritage Council Youth Art Contest!

​Greetings and Hello to All. It is now time for all young artists and their supporters to prepare for our 9th Annual Orange County Heritage Council Youth Art Contest. The artwork will be on display at the Black History Parade and Unity Festival in February 2022, in the Youth Village. The 1st Place artwork will be exhibited in the Muzeo Carnegie Gallery in Anaheim, CA, from Friday, January 21, 2022, through March 20, 2022. Prizes will be awarded on stage during the Unity Festival on Saturday, February 5, 2022.

Food & Product Giveaway

​OCHC has been serving the community by distributing thousands of free food boxes each week in locations across Orange County and Los Angeles County. Boxes contain fresh fruit & vegetables, dairy products, and protein. Stay tuned for upcoming giveway events featuring personal care products. Check the Food Giveaway link for updates.


The 2021 OCHC Scholarship Awards Ceremony was recently. Four students – graduating high school seniors and university students – were each awarded $2,500 scholarships this year. The scholarships are enabled by a generous donation by Vans, a VF Company. We’re proud to announce the return of scholarship opportunity for students in first – 11th grade ! ​ 2023 Helen M Shipp Scholarship Essay Guide Application


Our Team

Dwayne's (BH) Shipp

Steering Committee Chair

Wanda Reynolds

​Youth Art Contest

Shedrick Collins

Parade Committee Co-Chairs

Darcel Davidson

​Vendor Coordinator

Words From Visitors

J Barnes Family

Santa Ana, CA

​We’ve been enjoying the Black History Parade since the 80’s! It gives us a reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

J Danielle ​& Michele

​We love coming to ​the Black History Parade.

J A Shared Memory

Santa Ana, CA

“ Shared memories … it was the African American Shipp family that provided these moments of Mexican-American cultural pride in my own family” Click for full article