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Office for Civil Rights Press Releases

12/5/2013 Seattle LGBT Commission Seeks Candidates
6/26/2013 Seattle Office for Civil Rights Statement on SCOTUS DOMA Ruling and Prop. 8 Dismissal
2/14/2013 Seattle LGBT Commission Seeks Candidates
4/3/2012 Free fair housing accessibility training on June 6, 2012
3/19/2012 Immigrant and Refugee Commission seeks new Members
2/10/2012 Seattle LGBT Commission seeks Candidates
2/10/2012 Seattle Women's Commission seeks Candidates
10/20/2011 Testing confirms African Americans and people with disabilities face frequent rental housing discrimination in Seattle
9/7/2011 Making Seattle more accessible and responsive to our immigrant and refugee communities
8/3/2011 Free evening event to celebrate release of "Snapshot Seattle" LGBT community survey
5/11/2011 Seattle LGBT Commission releases preliminary findings from major survey
1/24/2011 Seattle City Council approves updates to civil rights code
7/12/2010 Updates proposed for City of Seattle civil rights code
6/28/2010 Seattle LGBT Commission Launches Needs Assessment Survey for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community
6/7/2010 For the First Time, State Department Asks State and Local Human Rights Agencies to Help US Comply with its Human Rights Treaty Obligations
5/24/2010 Seattle City Council confirms members of new Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities
2/23/2010 Seattle Youth and Families Initiative plans Community Caucuses
2/19/2010 New Seattle Commission for Disabilities seeks volunteer members
8/18/2009 Seattle Office for Civil Rights announces final amendments to appeals rules
12/4/2008 Dr. Robert Bullard to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
10/17/2008 Seattle Office for Civil Rights opens comment period for amendments to enforcement rules
11/20/2007 Nickels nominates Julie Nelson to head up Seattle Office for Civil Rights
11/19/2007 Kenji Yoshino to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
8/31/2007 Seattle Human Rights Commission to hold public meeting September 19 on police professional accountability
4/2/2007 Mayor announces retirement of Germaine Covington
3/11/2007 Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago -- Color Photos of the 1966 Freedom Movement
1/17/2007 Local Activists Receive Human Rights Awards
1/17/2007 Seattles fair housing posting rule takes effect January 31
11/17/2006 Maria Hinojosa to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
11/15/2006 Proposed rule relating to required posting of Seattle Open Housing Poster
4/14/2006 New Members Sought for the Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities
1/17/2006 New study updates picture of housing segregation in Seattle
1/4/2006 Local Activists Receive Human Rights Awards
11/3/2005 Seattle Office for Civil Rights issues new service animals brochure, wallet card
10/25/2005 Doormat for disability proves costly for Seattle apartment owner
10/24/2005 New Member Sought for the Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities
8/17/2005 Seattle Office for Civil Rights posts Spanish-language web site
5/2/2005 Hearing Examiner levies fine, attorney's costs for public accommodations violation
4/13/2005 Fair Housing Ruling Allows Dying Woman to Keep Housing
4/7/2005 Proposed fair housing rule postponed pending Council action
2/3/2005 Proposed rule relating to required posting of Seattle Open Housing Ordinance Sign
1/28/2005 Know the facts before you sign for a tax-refund loan
11/29/2004 Professor Peggy McIntosh to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
11/20/2003 Sherman Alexie to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
9/8/2003 Facing Hate Crimes: Human Rights Commission Sponsors Community Forum
2/28/2003 SOCRs new predatory lending packet helps consumers understand home loans
1/29/2003 Refusal to settle discrimination case proves costly
11/27/2002 Emma Moreno of Entre Hermanos and Hate Free Zone Campaign of Washington
11/20/2002 Ida Castro to speak at Human Rights Day Celebration
7/22/2002 Hearing Examiner awards record amount in Section 8 discrimination case
4/18/2002 City Employees Take Their Daughters to Work
4/18/2002 Public discussion on predatory lending marks Fair Housing Month
3/11/2002 Landlord cannot use renters reference to retaliate
10/23/2001 "Discover Ability" Exhibit Celebrates Persons with Disabilities
8/1/2001 Click And Fight Discrimination; City Offers New Tool To Businesses
7/9/2001 New Web Site Teaches Workplace Law To Businesses
5/23/2001 Fair Contracting: A New Law For Doing Business In Seattle
5/12/2000 Parents and Non-White Renters Still Face Housing Discrimination, According to City’s New Study
4/24/2000 Parents and Non-White Renters Still Face Housing Discrimination, According to City’s New Study
3/2/1999 New Bus Ad Hits the Streets: Discrimination Still Happens--And Is Still Illegal
12/7/1998 Human Rights Week Has It ALL!
12/1/1998 December 2 Child Care Forum Cancelled
11/24/1998 Child Care In The Face Of Welfare Reform: Whos minding the children?
10/13/1998 Matthew Shepard 1977-1998
9/30/1998 Seattle To Host First Northwest Conference On Domestic Violence In Gay And Lesbian Relationships
9/28/1998 Local Conference Teaches Anti-Discriminatory Employment Practices
9/27/1998 Groundbreaking Television Program on Same Sex Domestic Violence Airs Friday September 25 on TVSeattle Channel 28

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