Three positions open on Human Rights Commission

The Tacoma City Council seeks to fill three positions on the Human Rights Commission, which was established to study, investigate and mediate community issues in Tacoma that may have resulted from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or disability.

The Human Rights Commission is comprised of 15 members who are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by a majority vote of the Council. Members serve three-year terms and represent employer, labor, religious, racial, ethnic, LGBTQ, gender and gender identity groups, as well as persons with disabilities and youth in Tacoma.

Additional information on the Human Rights Commission is available online or through Andreta Armstrong in the City of Tacoma’s Office of Equity and Human Rights at (253) 591 5849.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, February 2, 2018 at or by contacting Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5505,, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

- City of Tacoma