Sunday, June 16, 2024

Residents interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission should send letters of interest, a résumé and applicable experience by Feb. 7.

The commission, made up of 11 members serving three-year terms, meets the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. to represent the diversity of Cambridge and fulfill the goals and objectives of the Cambridge Human Rights Commission Ordinance. In addition to meeting monthly, they members will participate in subcommittees on outreach and public education and work with staff to investigate, mediate and resolve complaints filed with the commission. Complaints involve claims of discrimination in housing, public accommodation, employment or education based upon race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, family status, military status or source of income.

For information, call Nancy Schlacter at (617) 349-4396 or send email to [email protected]. Appointment materials can be sent via mail to City Manager Richard C. Rossi, City of Cambridge, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139; by fax at (617) 349-4307 or by email at [email protected].