|| November 10, 2016
||Rebecca Pirtle, Commissioners' Office
Tickets on sale now for the 26th Annual Conference for
(Bremerton, WA) –
Tickets are now on sale for the 26th Annual
Kitsap County Conference for Human Rights that takes place 8:30 a.m. to
4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at the Olympic College Bremer Student Center, 1600
Chester Ave., Bremerton. Join in a day of workshops and discussion
exploring implicit bias and how it affects our lives. Tickets are $40
for adults and $25 for youth 18 and under and students (high school and
college), which includes breakfast and lunch. Tickets are only available
here to purchase tickets.
Through panel discussions, workshops and
networking, the Conference for Human Rights brings people together to
educate and foster communication, understanding and collaboration. Keynote
speakers include Barbara Lawrence-Piecuch and K. Joy Williams. Barbara
Lawrence-Piecuch is a Suquamish Tribal Elder and storyteller. She serves on
the Suquamish Tribal Higher Education Board, and as Chairwoman of the
Suquamish Tribal Elders Council. K. Joy Williams is currently the Diversity
and Public Service Programs Manager at the Washington State Bar Association.
Joy leads the WSBA in implementing programs, initiatives and activities to
achieve WSBA’s mission by promoting equitable conditions for members from
historically marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds.
2016 Linda Gabriel Nominations Now Being
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Linda Gabriel Awards,
which recognize individuals, groups and organizations in our community who
have made significant contributions to human rights efforts in Kitsap
County. Applications are due November 28 - but please get them in as soon as
here for the online nomination form. Winners will be recognized
during the Conference for Human Rights.
For more information on the conference, visit
www.kitsapgov.com/boards/humanrights/hrcboard.htm , call (360) 337-4650
or e-mail email@example.com.
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