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Equity and Human Rights
99 W. 10th Ave.
Suite 116
Eugene, OR 97401
Ph: 541-682-5177

Erica L. Abbe 
Equity and Accessibility Analyst

Lindsey Foltz
Equity and Human Rights Analyst

Karina Fon
Public Service Officer
(541) 682-8478

Michael Kinnison
Program Manager

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Human Rights Commission
Annual Recruitment for Board, Committees and Commissions

The City of Eugene is now recruiting for City boards, committees and commissions. The recruitment will conclude on Friday, March 28, 2014. Applicants are being sought for advisory committees to the City Council, department advisory committees and intergovernmental committees.

There are 4 vacancies on the Human Rights Commission for which applications are being accepted.  Current members whose terms are expiring may apply to be reappointed.

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Meeting and Commission Information
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. All meetings are open to the public. The Commission focuses on its City Council-approved work plan, community matters, and working within City government. The Commission undertakes a two-year work plan, currently focused on four goals:
  • Building Commission capacity
  • Enhancing the Commission relationship and role within City government
  • Responding to human rights concerns and trends
  • Working toward a human rights framework in Eugene

Members create working groups, designate liaisons, craft resolutions and statements, follow response protocols, and facilitate collaboration and partnerships to achieve specific, targeted outcomes. At each full business meeting (held every other month), the Commission and Committees provide a public forum, where issues can be announced or concerns brought forward from the community for broader attention or possible organized response. Finally, the Commission participates in, endorses and financially sponsors community events that are aligned with its mission.


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