To view a recording of the plenary roundable, click here.
To view a recording of the Linda Gabriel Awards, click here. A list of past recipients is posted below
The Linda Gabriel Awards (formerly known as the Wall of Fame Awards) recognize significant contributions to human rights efforts in Kitsap County in four categories: Youth, Adult, Organization and Lifetime Achievement. The awards are presented annually in honor of Linda Gabriel, a founder of the Kitsap County Council for Human Rights, who died in 2014.
Applications are open for Central Kitsap and South Kitsap Representatives to serve on the Council for Human Rights.
Read the position description here. To apply, click here.
> To advise county government and Kitsap County community 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 people and reduce prejudice through education, resource referrals, and advocacy.
The next regular meeting of the Council for Human Rights takes place 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 17 , 2021. (The council will not meet in July)
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. ** Council is currently meeting remotely.
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.
Hate Crimes & Bias Incidents
Learn more about how to report hate crimes here through the Washington State Attorney General's Office.
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.
For more information, contact Rebecca Pirtle at email@example.com.
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