Positions Open on Tacoma’s Human Rights Commission


The Tacoma City Council seeks to fill three positions on the Human Rights Commission, which was established to study, investigate and mediate community issues in Tacoma that may have resulted from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or disability.

The Human Rights Commission is comprised of 15 members who are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by a majority vote of the Council. Members serve three-year terms and represent employer, labor, religious, racial, ethnic, LGBTQ, gender and gender identity groups, as well as persons with disabilities and youth in Tacoma.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, Feb. 2 at  cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or by contacting Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5505servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

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