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Seattle Human Rights Commission pilots Fellowship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 21, 2021 CONTACT: Co-Chair Ty Grandison, Commissioner Claire Guilmette, Commissioner Robel Mulugeta In November of 2020, the leadership team of the Seattle Human Rights Commission piloted a Fellowship program to accelerate progress on core local human rights issues, deepen connection to community, and foster the next… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Renters Rights Forum presented by the City of Seattle’s 5-Commissions

The Washington State eviction moratorium is due to expire on June 30, 2021. In April, the State Senate unsuccessfully attempted to block the house amendment to SB5160 mandating the moratorium’s end. As a result, thousands of households that are behind on rent are facing possible eviction on July 1. It… [ Keep reading ]

What Women’s Health Week Means to Us

By Seattle Women’s Commission As we find ourselves in the center of National Women’s Health Week, we reflect on the difficulty of this past year in not only our physical health, but also our mental health. With this week falling into the space of Mental Health Awareness month, it’s made… [ Keep reading ]

Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an evening reception at City Hall April 24

Open to all, this Wednesday evening reception at City Hall features an art display of t-shirts decorated by sexual assault survivors, guest speakers, and resource information.

The City of Seattle seeks four community members to serve on the Seattle Women’s Commission

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is currently recruiting to fill four vacancies on the Seattle Women’s Commission. The Commission seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds in women’s rights, community engagement, law, public policy, advocacy, social services, education, and business and who are committed to racial equity. Commissioners are appointed by… [ Keep reading ]

Serve on the Seattle Human Rights Commission

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is currently recruiting to fill five vacancies on the Seattle Human Rights Commission. The Commission seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds in human rights, law, public policy, advocacy, social services, education, and business. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor, City Council, and the Commission. The… [ Keep reading ]