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Video: Portland Human Rights Commission meeting 9 7 16

The September Portland Human Rights Commission meeting
After a 3 month break the HRC is back with new energy
They talk about their new structure and meeting agenda(s) in this meeting
Four new members were voted in by the current members at this meeting
Portland Human Rights Commission meeting 9 7 16 was filmed and is available on YouTube here:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBXNFX6_iBk (2 hours 17 minutes)

Restructure Period Outcomes Statement
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[copied from the HRC website] here:  http://www.portlandoregon.gov/oehr/62221

During the recent restructure period of the Portland Human Rights Commission (HRC), an ad hoc committee of HRC commissioners worked regularly over the past three months to evaluate and improve the Commission's organizational structure and processes.

Charged with advising City leaders on human rights issues, one of the goals of the committee was to elevate engagement with City elected officials while maintaining HRC's commitment to community priorities.

The outcomes of the restructure period will be the main topic of the commission's September 7th general meeting.

The major areas addressed by the committee have included:

HRC member capacity
Organization of the commission's strategic areas of focus
Information-gathering process for commission priorities
Strengthening engagement with City leaders and community members
Please join the Commission at its September public meeting to learn more about the work of the Portland Human Rights Commission.

AGENDA
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4:30 - 4:35 Welcoming and Gathering (5 min)
4:35 - 4:45 Director's Report (10 min)
4:45 - 4:50 Staff Report (5 min)
4:50 - 5:35 Discussion - Restructure outcomes (45 min)
5:35 - 5:50 Public comment (15 min)
5:50 - 6:20 Vote on new & old business (30 min)

6:20 - 6:30 Introduce finalists from capacity building process (10 min)
6:30 - 6:40 Vote to recommend finalists to Council for appointment (10 min)
6:40 - 6:50 Closing statements (10 min)
6:50 - 7:00 Announcements & Adjourn (10 min)

Next Meeting
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Wednesday, September 7th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm

Office of Equity and Human Rights
421 SW 6th Ave., Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204

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