Human Rights Commission

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Diversity Collage:

By Fran Yuan

The charge to the Commission from the Board of Selectmen is to: 

  • Address the full range of discrimination in the areas of commerce, education, public accommodation, housing, employment, and access to municipal services. 
  • Serve as a resource to the citizenry, the business community, and public agencies on issues regarding diversity and discrimination. 
  • Give visibility to and increase awareness of issues related to diversity and discrimination through educational activities. 
  • Assist the citizenry and town agencies in informally resolving disputes on issues relating to discrimination. 
  • Receive allegations of violations of human rights laws and related legislation, and refer matters to relevant Town, State, and Federal authorities for disposition of matters within their respective jurisdictions. 
  • Report annually on its activities to the Board of Selectmen. 
E-mail the Human Rights Commission: belmont.hrc@gmail.com 

Board Members

Name
Kathryn Bonifiglio
Carl Brauer
Nan Donald
Mirela Duda
Seneca Hart
Captain J. Peter Hoerr
Jirair Hovsepian
Anthony Moroso
Paul Solomon
Barbara Watson
Fran Yuan