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SOCR Commissions Meet with International Delegates

City of Seattle Commissions exist to advise the Mayor, City Council, and City departments on issues related to the communities they represent. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) leads four of the City’s Commissions: This fall, the World Affairs Council contacted SOCR and offered an opportunity for our Commissions… [ Keep reading ]

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

Seattle LGBTQ Commission seeks candidates

The Seattle Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Commission seeks applications from interested candidates to fill vacancies on the Commission. The Commission is a 21-member body that advises the Mayor, City Council, and City of Seattle departments on issues that affect LGBTQ communities throughout Seattle. Commissioners promote positive change… [ Keep reading ]

Commissions request public hearing into SPD and SPOG

In a letter to the Seattle City Council, Mayor jenny Durkan, and the Office of Civil Rights (available here), the Seattle LGBTQ Commission and the Seattle Human Rights Commission urge city officials to use their authority under Article IV, Section 4 of the Seattle City Charter to “compel” witnesses in… [ Keep reading ]