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Video: Portland Human Rights Commision meeting 8.4.10

The monthly meeting of the Portland Human Rights Commission filmed in two parts
Portland Human Rights Commission 8.4.2010
Portland Human Rights Commission 8.4.2010
This was filmed at the HRC office on August 4 2010
The public meeting is 4:00 - 6:30pm (first Wednesday of the month)


Part 1

Part 2


Agenda for HRC meeting on 8-4-2010

Human Rights Commission Meeting

August 4 2010 4:00 - 6:30 pm

Location: 5315 N Vancouver, Portland, OR 97213

Mission: 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 Human Rights Commission is guided by the principles embodied in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Desired Outcomes: When the meeting concludes, we will have

Greater understanding of the expectations for member involvement on the HRC
Established a Policy Committee to coordinate the policy work of HRC
An update from HRC members who are representing HRC in City committees and ad hoc work
Discussed and agreed upon a strategy to engage more broadly with community stakeholders
A closer understanding of and connection with each other.



1. 4:00 - 4:10
Welcoming and Introductions

Abdul Majidi, Chair

2. 4:10
Agenda Review & Approval

Approval of Minutes

Human Rights Commission

3. 4:12 - 4:30
Expectations of Commission Members

Discuss Expectations of HRC members
Executive Committee

4. 4:30 - 4:50
Policy Committee

Discuss focus
Request Chair for committee
Action: Appoint Chair and assign initial group of HRC volunteers to participate in forming committee goals and work plan

Maria Lisa Johnson

5. 4:50 - 5:30

Reports on HRC Assignments

Independent Police Review - Community Stakeholder Committee
Sidewalk Management
Follow-up meetings to public hearing on ICE/Local Law Enforcement

Damon Turner

Tricia Knoll

Moloy Good

6. 5:30 - 5:45
HRC Community Outreach

Accessing agenda time to present to HRC
Report on OHR outreach strategy and invite HRC members to join in
HRC meeting rotation

Executive Committee

Maria Lisa Johnson

7. 5:45 - 6:00

Public Comment Period
Members of the Public

8. 6:00 - 6:15
Response to Public Comment
Human Rights Commission

9. 6:15 - 6:30
Meeting Evaluation and final reflections

HRC reflections:


HRC homewebsite:  http://www.portlandonline.com/humanrelations/index.cfm?c=47705

homepage: homepage: http://www.joe-anybody.com/id49.html

video - next months video added (9.1.10) 14.Sep.2010 00:37

Joe Anybody

Here is the following months video link

The Portland Human Rights Commission This short meeting had a presentation from "Sister of the Road". Some of the current topics included in this meeting are of the recent sit lie sidewalk laws and concerns of how the law is affecting people and how Sisters is looking at homelessness in a bigger global vision, in regard to solutions and ways of ending this world wide poverty cycle.