Board Position Details

Human Rights Commissioner

Close Date: 12/31/2018

The Human Rights Commission of Portland is accepting applications! Please go to our webpage to fill out an application or contact: for more information.

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 Human Rights Commission is an all-volunteer advisory body comprised of Human Rights Commissioners appointed by City Council. The Human Rights Commission advises City Council and city bureaus on applying a human rights lens to policy, and advises on promoting and protecting human rights in the City of Portland. The HRC prioritizes listening to community concerns during the public comment portion of their monthly meetings and through their engagement with community groups. In this way, the HRC can use its purview to advise on human rights issues that impact Portland’s community members.

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