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Human Relations Commission
The purpose of the Commission shall be to deal with the causes of intergroup disunity which underlie the urban crisis, including, but not limited to, the elimination of conditions of bias discrimination and prejudice against minority groups, and to establish affirmative action programs to ensure equal enforcement of the law, and equal protection of the law, for all groups regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, status as an active member of the armed forces of the United States, or any other protected class recognized under state or federal law (“protected class status”).
Commission duties are outlined in Article II: Functions and Authority of Permanent Officers, Boards, and Committees of the Town (City) Section 12: Human Relations Commission.
Members serve a three-year term are encouraged to attend meetings; remain diligent to the needs of our community and bring those needs to the attention of the Commission; do research when asked regarding specific issues; plan and execute forums and seminars.
Varies as Members are volunteers and represent various aspects of our community.
Meeting dates/occurrence: Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month (with the exception of July) starting at 7 p.m. and are held in the Memorial Building, Conference Room 2.
Members of the Human Relations Commission
|Robert Anspach||Member||June 2023|
|Dana Essigmann||Member||June 2023|
|Renee Harper||Chair||June 2024|
|Nayagara Viera||Member||June 2023|
|Akosua Bediako||Member||June 2024|
|Roberta Ho||Member||June 2025|
|Gregory Hayes||Member||June 2025|