Human Rights Commission

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The Human Rights Commissions purpose shall be to:

(1) Improve the life of city by enlisting individuals and community-based groups in educational programs and campaigns to increase mutual self-respect, harmonious intergroup relations and the peaceful enjoyment of life in our diverse community;

(2) Assist persons in the city who believe that their human or civil rights, as defined by existing local, commonwealth and federal law, have been violated in the city, by offering voluntary and independent mediation for all parties concerned in a confidential setting, and informing such people of the local, commonwealth and federal agencies available to address their grievances; and..."

(3) Work with all city departments, including the school department, commissions and boards, to increase compliance with appropriate local, commonwealth and federal laws and to raise the level of awareness and sensitivity to human rights issues in municipal business with the public. 2021 Womens Day Opens in new window

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First NameLast NameAddressTitleTerm to Expire
SarahMitchell Peck54 Summer Street #1
Toni F.Borge8 Wheelers Point Road

MaiuzaAlves33 Trask Street
Nicole Richon Schoel, LHMC19 Pleasant Street
Jennifer Beloff19 Exchange Street
PaulWasserman1191 Washington StVice Chair2/14/2023
HannahKimberley15 South Kilby StreetChair2/14/2023