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The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs was created by the Legislature in 1993 to be a single point of contact for information regarding the state's minority populations. The Commission researches the cause and effects of minority socioeconomic deprivation in the state, provides statistical and technical assistance for research, provide statistical analyses for the General Assembly, act as a liaison with the business community to provide programs and opportunities for minorities, and seek funding for the purpose of implementing programs and minorities.

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  • Fiscal Year 2015-16 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2016)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • The visionary 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 1997-08)
    This serial gives information about the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs, various programs throughout the state, statistics on minorities and upcoming minority events.
  • State of minorities abstract 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2001)
    This document describes by category the plight or well-being of the State's minority population. It is intended to enlighten the members of minority communities, other citizens of South Carolina, public and private agencies, ...
  • State agency resource manual 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 1999-06)
    Many state agencies provide beneficial services for minorities. However, many minorities and some agencies that serve minorities are not aware of these services. This Resource Manual provides a listing of programs and ...
  • Preliminary report, Student Achievement and Vision Education (SAVE) proviso 55.5 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    During the 117th General Assembly of South Carolina, the Commission for Minority Affairs introduced the Student Achievement and Vision Education (SAVE) Proviso. The Proviso was so named to emphasize the importance of ...
  • HISPANIC FORUM FINDINGS REPORT : Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester 

    McElveen, Lee Serralta; Washington, Benjamin; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2014)
    The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs hosted a Hispanic Forum for Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. The forum served as a tool to obtain valuable information about the challenges faced by the ...
  • General population abstract 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 1996-05)
    Minorities constitute 31.0 percent of South Carolina's population, with African Americans representing 96.1 percent of all minorities in the State. With such a large minority population, it is imperative that information ...
  • FY 2012-2013 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2013-10-31)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • Statistical Profile By Counties 

    South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2016-02)
    This Commission for Minority Affairs report provides information regarding the socio-economic status of minorities and their contribution to the overall socio-economic prosperity of the state. Fact sheets address the status ...
  • HISPANIC FORUM FINDINGS REPORT : Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper Counties 

    McElveen, Lee Serralta; Washington, Benjamin Jr.; South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2015-02)
    The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs, in collaboration with Mr. Eric Esquivel, CEO/Founder of La Isla Magazine, hosted a Hispanic Forum for Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties. The forum served as a tool ...

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