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vices was renamed the Office of Program Coordi-
nation (OPC). In December 1979, by Sections 3A
and 15CB of Article 41 of the Annotated Code of
Maryland, the Office of Program Coordination
was reorganized and its name changed to the
Community Programs Administration (CPA).

The Community Programs Administration ad-
ministers employment and training services; pro-
vides technical assistance and other support ser-
vices to community based organizations; delivers
energy assistance through fuel and weatherization
grants; assures compliance with equal opportuni-
ty requirements in employment and services by
the department, its components, and all sub-con-
tractors; and provides internal coordination and
technical support to boards, commissions, and
special programs. The Community Programs Ad-
ministration carries out the above activities
through the following programs: the Training and
Employment Office, the Office of Community
Services, the Equal Opportunity Office, the Mary-
land Commission for Women, the Governor's
Commission on Hispanic Affairs, the Governor's
Commission on Migratory Labor, the Maryland
Service Corps, and the Displaced Homemaker


Frank W. Welsh, Executive Director

1100 N. Eutaw Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-2500

The Maryland Office of Economic Opportunity
was created by proclamation of Governor J.
Millard Tawes on October .15, 1964, made a part
of State government by Chapter 306, Acts of
1965, and renamed the Maryland Office of Com-
munity Services by Chapter 50, Acts of 1979.

The Maryland Office of Community Services
administers in the State of Maryland programs
under the federal Community Services Act of
1974 (P.L. 93-644); creates and participates in
various areas and types of youth and work train-
ing programs, urban and rural community action
programs, special programs to combat poverty in
rural and urban areas, employment and invest-
ment incentive programs, and work experience
programs; and provides assistance for the eco-
nomic betterment of the citizens of the State
(Code 1957, Art. 41, secs. 361-364).


Chairman: Dorita deLemos Down, 1981
Vice-Chairman: Aurelio F. Goichochea, 1981

Fred S. Anderson, 1980; Vacancy, 1980; Jorge
Hernandez, 1980; Vacancy, 1980: Blanca M.
Westgate, 1980; Esther Cueto, 1981; Puero de
Jesus Juarbe, 1981; David Montoya, 1981;
Alcides Pinto, 1981; B. W. Rodgers, 1981; Ju-
dith C. Toth, 1981; Bruce C. Bereano, 1982;
Jacobo Mirkin, 1982. Ex officio: Charles R.
Buck, Jr., Secretary of Health and Mental Hy-
Kalman R. Hettleman, Secretary of Hu-
man Resources;
David W. Hornbeck, Superin-
tendant. State Department of Education;
0. Roberson, Secretary of Economic and Com-
munity Development;
Antonio Suarez-Simon.

Carlos E. Anzoategui, Executive Director

Globe Building, Suite 404
817 Silver Spring Avenue
Silver Spring 20910 Telephone: 565-3211

The Commission was originally appointed by
the Governor on May 14, 1971, as the Commis-
sion on the Concerns of Spanish-Speaking People.
The Commission was renamed the Governor's
Commission on Hispanic Affairs in December
1978. The Commission's membership consists of
fifteen voting members who serve three-year stag-
gered terms.

The Commission is specifically mandated to
serve as the advisory body to the Governor, the
General Assembly, and agencies within the Exec-
utive Department on matters relating to the His-
panic population of Maryland; to work with the
Hispanic population of Maryland, community
leaders, private groups, and agencies of State and
local government for the purpose of serving and
representing the Hispanic population of Mary-
land; to promote the coordination of, and to the
degree feasible participate in the evaluation of,
programs and services provided by State and fed-
eral governments and private agencies that affect
the Hispanic population of Maryland; to cooper-
ate with federal. State, and local government
agencies and private groups concerning other
matters that affect the Hispanic population of
Maryland; to review and comment on any pro-
posed federal. State, or local legislation, regula-
tions, policies, or programs that affect the His-
panic population of Maryland; and generally to
comment and make appropriate recommendations
on matters affecting the health, safety, and wel-
fare of the Hispanic population of Maryland.


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