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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)