Articles 1990’s

‘Lady in Red’ Seeks End to OC Color Barrier

'Lady in Red' Seeks End to OC Color Barrier

The OC Register, Feb 23, 1993 Liz Cason believes it’s time to end the color line in Orange County.  She was appointed to the Orange County Human Relations Commission two weeks ago.  Cason, who is black, says racism still exists in the county, where she has experienced discrimination in the workplace….click here to read more

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Together, and United, We Stand

Together, and United, We Stand

The Los Angeles Times, October 1, 1992 The Los Angeles riots sent shivers through every urban area faced with similar ethnic and economic problems, including Orange County.  What can be done to avoid the buildup of such tensions here? … click here to read more

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Continuing the Struggle to Help Women

Continuing the Struggle to Help Women

The Los Angeles Times, April 5, 1992 The Orange County Human Relations Commission now does double-duty:  its own work and that of the county Commission on the Status of Women which was disbanded by the Board of Supervisors last August amid budget cuts…click here to read more  

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Happy 20th to a Valuable Panel

Happy 20th to a Valuable Panel

The Los Angeles Times, March 24, 1991 In the 20 years since the Orange County Human Relations Commission was formed, the County has changed from a nearly all-white suburban enclave to a multicultural urban center.  The Commission has done well and deserves support…. click here to read more

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