Monthly Archives: August 2012

Celebrating the Life of Toby Osos

Causes advocating for justice, fairness and opportunity lost an eloquent spokesperson at the passing of Toby Osos on June 29, 2012. She was 92. Her life was a tapestry of threads bound together by the political and social issues she championed since the end of WWII.  Toby was active in — and the co-founder of some — organizations, from the empowerment of women, support for the Democratic Party, to her life-long devotion to racial justice, Toby was known as a stalwart, outspoken, action-driven volunteer and activist.   Recent recognitions of that were the 2011 YWCA Racial Justice Award and the 2012 Resident of the Year Award by Aging Services of California.  Continue reading