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Seattle Human Rights Commission Seeks Candidates

SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) is currently recruiting to fill seventeen 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,… [ Keep reading ]

SWC Inside/Out: An interview with Surge Reproductive Justice

Welcome to SWC Inside/Out, an interview series with members of the Seattle Women’s Commission and the community members who inspire us. This is the second installment of the series. We are thrilled to be talking with the team at Surge Reproductive Justice about power, bodily autonomy, and the broad range… [ Keep reading ]

Domestic Violence Awareness Event: Shattering Stigma through Knowledge

Please join the Seattle Women’s Commission for an event during Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 – 4:00pm at Seattle City Hall.

Affordable Childcare in Seattle Event

The Seattle Women’s Commission invites the Seattle community to attend the upcoming panel discussion, Affordable Childcare in Seattle, on Thursday, September 22 from 5pm-6:30pm.

SWC Inside/Out: Abortion care

Seattle Women’s Commission Inside/Out: An interview with Jema Turk on Abortion Care, the Post-Roe Era, and What You Can Do

Join a City of Seattle Commission!

The City of Seattle and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights is seeking candidates to serve on our four advisory commissions: Seattle Disability Commission, Seattle Human Rights Commission, Seattle LGBTQ Commission, and Seattle Women’s Commissi

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Seattle Women’s Commission (SWC) recognizes the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Beginning in 2001, SAAM is a time to call attention to the need for greater awareness and prevention of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse. In order to understand the root causes of sexual violence,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Human Rights Commission votes to pursue amicus status

Press release shared by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights on behalf of the Seattle Human Rights Commission. The Seattle Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has agreed to pursue amicus status in the Federal Consent decree, entered in 2012, where the Seattle Police Department was investigated by the Department of Justice… [ Keep reading ]

Ruchika Tulshyan receives Jeanette Williams Award from Seattle Women’s Commission

The Seattle Women’s Commission has chosen Ruchika Tulshyan to receive the 2022 Jeanette Williams Award. This award seeks to recognize strong leaders who are making an impact in the city today. The Seattle Women’s Commission is proud to host this award as a chance to bring people together and to… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing the 2021 Jubilee Winners!

The Seattle Disability Commission (SDC) has chosen the awardees for the 2021 Inclusion Jubilee awards. Each year, the SDC hosts an event featuring and highlighting people in the community who work to advance disability rights and justice. There are five different award categories: Lifetime Dianne Laurine Achievement Award Public Policy… [ Keep reading ]