Kitsap County Council for Human Rights

Mission

  > To advise county government and Kitsap County residents on issues related to discrimination, violence and harassment based on race or national origin, religion, age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, or economic status, and

  > To promote equitable treatment of all citizens and reduce prejudice through the development of prevention policies, education, resource, referrals, and advocacy.

 

Announcements     


Thank you to everyone who participated in and attended the 28th Annual Conference for Human Rights!!

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Linda Gabriel / Wall of Fame Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 Linda Gabriel Award winners:

Individual: Durrell Green

Youth: Zachary Darner

Organization: Partnering for Youth Achievement

The Linda Gabriel Awards (formerly known as the Wall of Fame Awards) are presented each year at the annual Conference for Human Rights to recognize youth, adults, organizations and lifetime achievements  in our community that have made significant contributions to human rights efforts in Kitsap County. Linda Gabriel, who passed away in 2014, was a founder of the Kitsap County Council for Human Rights in the late 1980s. For a complete list of recipients, please click here.


Meetings

​The Council usually meets the third Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Rose Room of Harrison Medical Center, 1800 NW Myhre, Silverdale.

​2019 Meetings

Agendas / Minutes
​JanuaryJanuary 12
​February

February 19

​MarchMarch 19
​AprilApril 16

2018 ​Meetings

​Agendas / Minutes
​January January 20 Retreat
​FebruaryFebruary 20
​March​March 20
​AprilApril 17
​MayMay 15
​June​June 19
​JulyJuly 17
August​August 21
​SeptemberSeptember 18
​OctoberOctober 16

​November - Special work session for conference planning, held at Olympic College Bremer Center

​November 14, 6:30-8 p.m
​November - Regular business meeting, held at Olympic College Bremer CenterNovember 28, 6:30-8 p.m.

​December

​Conference in lieu of regular meeting

 

Members

​Representative

​Position

​Term Ending

VACANT​District 1
​Amanda Gardner​District 1​12/31/20
James Cash​District 1​12/31/21
​Michael Uhlig​District 1​12/31/19
​Judy Arbogast​District 2​12/31/20
Carolyn La Jeunesse​District 2​12/31/21
​Alice Gray​District 2​12/31/19
​Airen Lydick​District 2​12/31/20
​Imelda Moore​District 3​12/31/20
​Mollie Moisan​District 3​12/31/21
Jason Skifstad​District 3​12/31/20
Brandy Williams​District 3​12/31/19
Kristine Cowan​At-Large​12/31/20
​Marcie Mathis​At-Large​12/31/21
Summer Anderson​At-Large12/31/21

 Resources

Discrimination Complaints

The Kitsap County Council for Human Rights principal role is educational. It has no authority to investigate and make findings in a discrimination case. To file a discrimination complaint, contact the Washington State Human Rights Commission at www.hum.wa.gov

Rental Complaints

To file a complaint related to housing, including rentals, contact the Fair Housing Center of Washington at https://www.hum.wa.gov/fair-housing

International Human Rights

Contact the United Nations Human Rights Council at http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/Pages/Home.aspx.

 

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Kitsap County Council for Human Rights

For more information, contact Rebecca Pirtle at (360) 337-4650 or rpirtle@co.kitsap.wa.us.