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Seattle Women’s Commission Announces Angela Garbes as 2024 Jeanette Williams Award Recipient

Award ceremony open to the public Media contact: Sage Leibenson, sage.leibenson@seattle.gov, (206) 233-5156 This press release is shared by the Office for Civil Rights on behalf of the Seattle Women’s Commission. SEATTLE (June 10) – The Seattle Women’s Commission will present the 2024 Jeanette Williams award to Seattle-based author, Angela… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Invests $1.2 Million in Domestic Violence Supports

The City of Seattle is awarding $1.2 million to support community-led services that address domestic violence outside of the criminal legal system.

Winter 2024 Newsletter

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights’ winter 2024 newsletter is available now! This issue features a new video illustrating enforcement services offered by SOCR, highlights from our commissions, and an update on next steps toward participatory budgeting project implementation. Also included are a list of upcoming community events and opportunities. Read… [ Keep reading ]

Know Your Rights: Report Illegal Discrimination

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) enforces Seattle’s civil rights laws which include protections against discrimination in employment, public places, housing, and contracting. Our investigations are free, and we assist people in filing claims. Who is Protected Seattle offers some of the most expansive antidiscrimination protections in the United… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year-End Newsletter

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights’ 2023 year-end newsletter is available now! This issue features reflections our work in 2023, information about service animals in Seattle, and an update on next steps toward participatory budgeting project implementation. Also included is information about the 2023 Collective Network Request for Proposals, and a… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year in Review

As 2023 comes to an end, the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) is reflecting upon the ways in which we worked in partnership with powerful communities to advance civil rights, end barriers to equity, and cultivate shared healing and belonging. Together, we:   Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) Commissions … [ Keep reading ]