“The Charlottesville Human Rights Commission proposal to City Council needs your support.
The time for talk and study is over!”
We call upon the Charlottesville City Council to:
A proposal for a “Human Rights Advocate” in City Hall is not the right way to go. We need a citizens-based Human Rights Commission reflecting the Virginia Human Rights Act and modeled on the Prince William County Human Rights Commission model. That Commission is allowed by Virginia State law, can handle complaints of discrmination …View full post
At the Thursday October 25 in Council Chambers meeting of the Human Rights Task Force a video of a EEOC representative from Norfolk was played. She presented information pertinent to the issue She indicated that only human rights commissions like those found in Prince William County or the VA state Human Rights Council, can institute a …View full post
Demand Your Human Rights Now! You have the right not to be discriminated against in your employment, housing, public accomodations, or education because of your race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability. You have rights and you should have the right to have your complaints of discrimination investigated by a local agency that can …View full post
Press Release Charlottesville, VA-January 16, 2012-The proposal for the establishment of the Charlottesville Commission on Human Rights, Diversity, & Race Relations has been formally presented to the City Manager and City Council for action in the next few months. The City Manager’s office is currently gathering information to make a recommendation to City Council. …View full post
Charlottesville officially apologizes for razing Vinegar Hill By: GRAHAM MOOMAW | The Daily Progress Published: November 07, 2011 The city of Charlottesville has officially apologized for its role in the ‘60s-era destruction of the historically black neighborhood of Vinegar Hill. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a resolution apologizing for the redevelopment …View full post