News and Announcements
Schenectady County Human Rights Commission to Host “End Poverty Schenectady” Community Forum NEW 4/2013
The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is partnering with community and faith-based organizations to host a community forum to discuss the profound impacts of poverty on our community on May 4, 2013 from 10:00am - 12noon at Proctors in the Fenimore Gallery (2nd Floor).
Panelist speakers will include Dr. Larry Spring, School Superintendent for Schenectady School District; Marion Porterfield, City Councilmember and Rev. Phil Grigsby, Schenectady Inner City Ministry. Angelicia A. Morris, Chair of the Human Rights Commission will moderate the forum and facilitate the public comment session immediately following the panel discussion.
Human Rights Commission Seeking Nominees for Annual Human Rights Awards 3/2013
The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is seeking nominees for its 30th
Annual Human Rights Awards. Applications are due Friday, April 5, 2013
. The winners will be honored at an Awards Breakfast to be held at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
for more information and nomination form.
Human Rights Commission Seeking Nominations for the Ralph F. Boyd Sr. Award 3/2013
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is accepting applications for the Ralph F. Boyd, Sr. Award which provides $500 to a Schenectady County High School student to use toward their post High School education. Applications are due April 19, 2013
for more information.
Schenectady County Human Rights Commission
The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission was established in 1965 to foster mutual respect and enhance understanding among all racial, religious and ethnic groups in Schenectady County, and to assist individuals in securing their legal rights.