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Human Rights Commission Seeks Applicants

Applicants sought for the Human Rights Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 15, 2021        

MEDIA CONTACT

Andreta Armstrong, Staff Liaison, aarmstrong@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 219-9228

Applicants sought for the Human Rights Commission


The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill six positions on the Human Rights Commission.

 

The Human Rights Commission is comprised of fifteen members serving three year terms; representatives of the general public and the employer, labor, religious, racial, ethnic, disabled, and women's groups in the city.

 

The Commission studies, investigates and mediates community issues that may result from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, honorably discharged veteran
or military status, or disability.

 

The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist community and wants our committees, boards, and commissions to reflect our diverse community. For these vacancies, Black and Indigenous community members, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.    

 

Additional information on the Human Rights Commission is available here. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Sunday, January 31, 2021. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. For questions about the application process, to request the
application in an alternate format, or to submit additional documents please contact
Michelle Emery in the City Clerk’s Office at
servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5505.

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