Juneau Human Rights Commission

HISTORY OF THE JUNEAU HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
THROUGH ADOPTED LEGISLATION

DISCRIMINATION IS NOT WANTED IN JUNEAU!

Human Rights Events

  • 4th Annual International Potluck – Saturday, May 11, 2013, 1-4pm at Savikko Park/Sandy Beach Shelter.
  • The 2013 Juneau Human Rights Essay Contest three winners were:
  • December 10 is observed across the world as Human Rights Day. It honors the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1943.  To mark this important date and in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Juneau Human Rights Commission held an Essay Contest for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Juneau.
  • Cultural Dance Fest 2012; Sunday, October 28, 2012, 3pm at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC), 350 Whittier Street
  • SUCIDE PREVENTION: “Understanding Suicide; Building Prevention Skills”  Tuesday, September 18, 2012; 6pm– 8:30pm ,Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC)
  • The 411 on 211: Get connected, get answers. Presented by United Way Alaska. Alaska 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, health and human services information and referral system brought to you by United Ways of Alaska. Friday September 21, 2012 at 6:00pm at the JACC.
  • Flyer of Events
  • Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, 6:30 pm: VIDEO “The Canary Effect”, Egan Classroom #112 UAS Campus ~ A video presentation of the historical contect of Alaska Natives and American Indians followed by discussion
  • Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6:30pm: Ernestine Hays: “The Bluebird Effect”: Juneau’s Historical Context”, Egan Classroom #108 UAS Campus ~ What did Juneau Natives face just 40 years ago? 20? Just recently? How does that manifest itself today?
  • Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, 5:30 pm: Native Foods Reception, Egan Classrooms #221/222 UAS Campus ~ Native traditional foods come from the sea and nearby lands. Understanding food traditions helps us to understand a people…
  • Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, 7:00pm: Fifty Years Involved – A Native Perspective, Speaker Byron Mallot, Egan Library UAS Campus ~Walk in someone else’s shoes, seeing the past and present from a Native perspective. When we understand another’s perspective, we can see more clearly and understand and respect more diversity.
  • Flyer of Events

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Please note, we do not list our CBJ Boardmembers contact information on the website. However, copies of the board membership lists with their contact information are available upon request from the Clerk’s Office. Or if you would rather send a message to members of a particular board, at the bottom of each fact sheet is an staff liaison email address that you can send comments to. For those boards without a staff liaison you can send comments through the Clerk’s Office by email to: City.Clerk@juneau.org via fax at 907-586-4552, or via mail to 155 S. Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801. Please note that for our appeal boards, we usually do not provide copies of the board member contact lists as communication with boardmembers on any matter which might be the subject of an appeal or part of a quasi-judicial proceeding must be handled in accordance with that bodies rules of procedures.

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