Human Rights Commission Meeting


2nd Floor Conference Room
51 Inman St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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  • City Wide


Crystal Rosa



1. Call to order

2. Public comment 

3. Review and approval of October 2018 minutes

4. Executive Director’s Report 

5. October meeting follow up: 

• Baby U – Lead Law/Family Status discrim. – Nadia update
• Implicit bias presentation on Wednesday, October 17th at CRLS Auditorium – collaboration with Civic Unity -  feedback?
• LGBTQ+ CMSN/Mayor’s Office October Town Hall-type event with youth focus (10/11/18 at 6:00 PM – City Hall Council Chamber) - feedback?
• CT Human Rights Cmsn Guidance on Non-discrimination in Hiring Veterans (Kuong Ly) – discussion

6. New Business: 

• Nominations for Chair/Vice Chair for 2019
• Online discrimination intake form – English online 5/30/18. Spanish/Kreyol translations drafted/pending IT finalizing details
• FHO:  awaits Legislative ruling on Home Rule petition

7. Outreach: 
• Outreach @ CDD/Housing Inclusionary Info mtg – Josh
• CHRC contact “postcards” for Commissioners
• Outreach to CRLS Guidance Counselors – they may know about students’ family housing issues?
• Potential new sites for CHRC presentations: Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge Libraries, Vet’s Services, CRLS
• Outreach to properties that have had multiple Complaints alleged against them in recent years, for education - Sabrina

8. Future Planning
• CHRC/LGBTQ+ Collaboration: Public Accommodations Law Trainings for Licensed Businesses – POSTPONED – Awaiting Law Dept. review/approval following referendum vote in November 2018

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