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Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

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

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Human Rights Commission

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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 Commission is guided by the principles embodied in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


The next full commission meeting will be held on:

Wednesday, April 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm

Office of Equity and Human Rights

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


Proposed Meeting Agenda

For more information, please contact Tatiana Elejalde at


All meetings are open to the public. If you have questions or comments for the Human Rights Commission, 15 minutes of the agenda are reserved for public comment. To comment, please sign-up at the meeting and share your thoughts with us. 


 Human Rights Commissioners

Audrey Alverson

Daniel Franco-Nuñez

Alisha Zhao

Brandie Dieterle DelaHoz

Michele Wilson 

Josue Ramirez 

Jon Shadel 



Human Rights Commissioners are appointed by the Portland City Council and are volunteers who work without compensation. They can be contacted through the Office of Equity and Human Rights at 503.823.4433 or email.


In compliance with Civil Rights laws, it is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services, and activities, the City of Portland reasonably provides: translation and interpretation services, modifications, accommodations, auxiliary aides and services, and alternative format.  For these services, complaints, and additional information, contact 503-823-4433, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.

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