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OC Human Relations Commission Elects New Chair and Vice Chair Members
July 13, 2012, Santa Ana, CA – At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Thursday, June 14, the OC Human Relations Commission elected Carol Turpen to serve as the new Commission Chair effective following the last meeting of its fiscal year in June.
“The OC Human Relations Commission is a unique public-private entity in our county,” said Turpen, “and it fills a role unlike any other organization I’ve known. It was formed by the Board of Supervisors over 40 years ago to ‘seek out the causes of tension and conflict, discrimination and intolerance…and attempt to eliminate those causes.’ It’s been a delight to be aligned with this organization as a commissioner and I am honored now to be its chair. I look forward to collaborating with staff, community members, county representatives and my fellow commissioners to realize our purpose.” Continue reading