University of Nevada, Reno. Human Relations Action Council
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo was an Anthropology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1963-1988. The collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues including with the University Human Relations Action Council (later Commission) which worked with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, UNR Black Student Union, Race Relations Center of Reno, National...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987
Identifier: AC 0093
Abstract The Human Relations Action Council, as stated in its first interim report, was formed in 1968 as a direct response to a national crisis in human relations symbolized by the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King. At its first meeting, the Council charged itself with the responsibility of gathering information about the social inequities that affect the educational and other opportunities of Nevada citizens, publication of this information, and the active fostering of university and community...