Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) is a national organization for lesbians over the age of 60. Using education and
public discourse, the core mission of OLOC is to combat ageism and increase visibility for older lesbians. The majority of
the materials in the collection deal with the West Coast Conference and Celebration, its planning and programming. Also included
is correspondence between members, as well as people on the steering committee.
After the publication of the book Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and Ageism by Barbara MacDonald and Cynthia Rich, a
group of lesbians were inspired and empowered to start the First West Coast Conference and Celebration for Old Lesbians in
Southern California. The event was held at the California State University Dominguez Hills Campus in Carson, California in
April of 1987.
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