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Basta! Prevent Sexual Harassment in Agriculture

Friday, November 15, 2019

 

We invite you to join us for a thank you reception with the first screening of the video and curriculum! - Food and beverages will be provided.

 

Please submit your RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

 

RSVP: https://paperless.ly/33zQtF3

 

Posters: ENGLISH - SPANISH

 

 


Substance Use Disorder

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Excluding Individuals who take Medications for Opioid Use Disorder from Healthcare, Housing, Employment, or Other Services May Be Discriminatory

Substance Use Disorder & Poster

 


Office of Equity Task Force Events

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Community Forum on Oct 20, 2019 - English & Spanish Flyer

Community Forum on Oct 20, 2019 - Agenda

Public Meeting on Oct 21, 2019 - Agenda


Community Mourns The Loss Of Billy (Bill) W. Hilliard

Thursday, October 10, 2019

 

.."he was a director of the Washington State Human Rights Commission, the Seattle Human Rights Department, and served as a lobbyist for Seattle City Light."

https://seattlemedium.com/community-mourns-loss-billy-bill-w-hilliard/


Office of Equity Task Force

Friday, October 4, 2019

The Task Force is creating a plan for a new Office of Equity:

Flyer: (ENGLISH)

Flyer: (SPANISH)

Office of Equity Task Force


HB 1728 & ESSB 5258

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

 

  • Executive Summary: Health Impact Review of HB 1728

  • Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers


  • Executive Summary: Health Impact Review of ESSB 5258

  • Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers


Rose Award from Zonta Club of South Puget Sound

Thursday, January 31, 2019

 

On December 10, 2018, which was International Human Rights Day, the Washington State Human Rights Commission was presented the Rose Award by Zonta Club of South Puget Sound.  The award was presented to the WSHRC “In Recognition and appreciation for 69 years of upholding the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family which is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the World.”  The award was given to Executive Director Sharon Ortiz by Zonta member Carolyn Woodling on the last day of Zonta Club of South Puget Sound’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, and on the 70th Anniversary of International Human Rights Day.  The Mission of Zonta is to improve the lives of women in communities throughout the world by advocating for women’s issues, by engaging in hands on service projects, and by partnering with others in the community to achieve common goals.  The yellow rose is the symbol for Zonta International. 

 

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WSHRC accepting complaints regarding assistance animals in housing

Friday, January 25, 2019

 

 

As of January 1, 2019, the WSHRC is accepting complaints regarding assistance animals in housing.   

The discrimination must have occurred January 1, 2019 or after. 

 

Call 1-800- 233-3247 for questions about the change in the law.

 


Sexual Harassment

Friday, December 21, 2018

Sexual Harassment

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