Student Liaison: Elise Leise
The mission and goal of the Red Wing Human Rights Commission is to assure that nothing in an individual’s race, gender, nationality, choice of religion, sexual orientation or other individuality aspect excludes any person from participating equally and fully in the human experience at the highest level. The purpose of the commission is to secure for all citizens equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodations, public services and education and full participation in the affairs of the City by supporting the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and implementing the Minnesota Human Rights Act and by advising the Council on long-range programs to improve community relations in the City. Its seven members have been appointed by the Mayor. The Human Rights Commission meets the third Thursday of each even month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 315 West 4th Street.
The Human Rights Commission with hold Workshops on the third Thursday of each odd month at 7:00 pm in the Mississippi Room (Mayor's Office, inside the 4th Street Doors) in City Hall.
Current Human Rights Commission Members and expiration of term:
If you are interested in serving on the Human Rights Commission, please contact Scott Bender.
To view Human Rights Commission past meeting minutes or agendas, visit the City of Red Wing LaserFiche. You may be prompted to log into the server. If you are, the username is public and the password is public.
OTHER TOPICS/INFORMATION AND WEBSITES:
TUBMAN ORGANIZATION - FAMILY CRISIS AND SUPPORT SERVICES IN MINNEAPOLIS: http://www.tubman.org/
Attached are the "Sex Trafficking in Minnesota and Tubman's Solutions"
MINNESOTA STATE CAPITOL ART RESTORATION PROJECT:
"Jim Bear Jacobs gave an excellent presentation regarding artwork at our Minnesota State Capitol Building and reasons it is offensive to our Native communities. His assertion is that "we can do better" with the artwork that visitors see during their time at our state's capitol. If you would like to take direct action to influence how our state legislature deals with this issue, please visit the following link and sign the petition Mr. Jacobs created.
AMOS OWEN AWARD:
Please click on the following to view the documentary "Dreams Die Hard," which features several case studies of individuals who were trafficked to the US.