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IPR is featuring research and some of the many Hispanic pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esther Renteria was born on May 1, 1939, in Los Angeles. Renteria attended East Los Angeles College before earning her bachelor’s degree from California State University, Los … Continue reading Pioneer Esther Renteria (1939-2007)

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Harvey Milk was a visionary civil and human rights leader. Milk became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. He … Continue reading Pioneer Harvey Milk (1930-1978)

IPR is featuring some of the many AAPI pioneers who had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month. Yuri Kochiyama (1921–2014) was a political activist who contributed to movements for social justice and human rights. In 1943, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Kochiyama was incarcerated at Camp Jerome in … Continue reading Pioneer Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014)