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Jan 2 Human Rights Commission


421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500 Portland, OR 97204

Mission: The Human Rights Commission works to eliminate discrimination and bigotry, to strengthen inter-group relationships and to foster greater understanding, inclusion and justice for those who live, work, study, worship, travel and play in the City of Portland. In doing so, the Human Rights Commission is guided by the principles embodied in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

4:00 – 6:30 PM

Office of Equity and Human Rights

421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500 Portland, OR 97204

(Please click for map to meeting location)

1. 4:00 – 4:05 Welcoming and Gathering (5 min)

2. 4:05 – 4:10 Approval of Agenda and Minutes (5 min)

3. 4:10 – 4:20 Public Comment (10 min)

4. 4:20 – 4:50 Presentation Re: Oregon’s End Racial Profiling Act (ERPA) (30 min)

(Informational link to proposed Federal ERPA)

5. 4:50 – 5:20 Human Rights Roundtable (30 min)

- Current Human Rights Issues

- Legislative Agenda

6. 5:20 – 6:00 Committee and Liaison Updates (40 min)

- Community and Police Relations Comm (CPRC)

- Discovery Committee

- Communications Committee

- Public Policy Committee

- Housing Rights Task Force

- Human Trafficking Task Force (Oregonian news link to local issues)

- Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR website)

     - Dante James

     - HRC staffing update

7. 6:00 – 6:15 HRC / Portland Commission on Disability Partnership (PCOD website)

8. 6:15 – 6:30 Closing / Announcements / (15 min)

Additional Public Comment

The Office of Equity and Human Rights will validate parking for all community members attending

HRC meetings at the Star Park Garage, located just one block south from the Office on SW Alder St

between SW Broadway and SW 6th Ave. Entrance to the garage is on SW Alder.


Missionof the Office of Equity and Human Rights:

Engaging city staff and elected officials through education and technical support

to recognize and remove race and disability related systemic barriers to equal opportunity

and access, thereby making equitable policies, programs, and practices an organizational priority.

To help ensure equal access to services and activities

the City ofPortlandwill reasonably modify policies and procedures and provide

auxiliary services to persons with disabilities.

Please call 503.823.9970, TTY 503-823-6868 with requests or

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