HRC in Community

Below are recent HRC-sponsored discussion forums, public hearings and education, training and awareness events in the Community. This list does not include regularly scheduled Commission, Advisory and Task Force meetings, which can be found by clicking each link listed below:  

Date Event Related Materials
2015    
October 27-29, 2015 Equity Summit 2015 Announcement
October 27, 2015 Disrupting the Cycle of Poverty for Expectant and Parenting Teens Announcement
October 6, 2015 Ban the Box and More: Strategies for Implementing and Enforcing Fair-Chance Laws Announcement
September 26, 2015 Northern California Human Relations Regional Meeting  
September 17, 2015 Presentation at Sonoma State University  
September 16, 2015 Presentation at San Francisco Human Trafficking Collaborative  
August 12, 2015 Living in an Unfinished America at the Womens Building of San Francisco Announcement
August 6, 2015 HRC Hero Awards: Commemorating the Selma to Montgomery Marches and the 1965 Voting Rights Act Announcement
August 4, 2015 Community Safety Initiative Graduation Ceremony at Magic Zone  
June 11- 12, 2015 Governing for Racial Equity Conference Announcement
April 2, 2015 Living in An Unfinished America Announcement
April 1, 2015 City-wide Implicit Bias Training   
March 30,2015 Transgender Day of Visibility Announcement
March 20, 2015 Fair Housing Training: Enforcing the Fair Housing Rights of Returning Citizens Announcement
February 25, 2015 EEOC Monthly Training on Use of Criminal Records in Employment  
February 24, 2015 African American Read In Announcement
February 18, 2015 Fair Chance Ordinance Training Conard House  
February 17, 2015 Human Dignity: Poetry, film, history, and a community conversation on U.S. use of torture Announcement
February 10, 2015 Trans Liberation Tuesday Announcement
February 2, 2015 What's the 'G'? Gentrification and the Myth of Fair Housing Announcement
February 2, 2015 African American Read In Announcement
Jan 30, 2015 5th Annual Fred Korematsu Day: Stand Up for Whats Right Announcement
January 29- February 22, 2015 HRC Equity Advisory Committee presents "GENTRIFICATION: Displacement, Eviction, and the San Francisco Housing Crisis."  Announcement
January 23, 2015
Bringing to Light: Invisible Abuses Against Women and LGBT People in Prison

Announcement

2014

 

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November 20, 2014 California Association of Human Relations Organizations' "Building the Field of Human Relations in California" Announcement
October 19-25, 2014 LGBT Economic Justice Week: Beyond Survival  
October  8, 2014 Magic Community in Conversation Breakfast Announcement
October 1, 2014 Meeting with San Francisco Police Department and El/La Para Translatinas  
September 30, 2014 U.S. State Department International Visitor and Leadership Program  
September 29, 2014 First Bay Area Regional Assembly of Human Rights Commissions Announcement
September 21- 27, 2014 Bisexuality Awareness Week Announcement
Setember 24, 2014 Information Session on Article 49 for Affordable Housing Providers Announcement
September 18, 2014 Planning Meeting for LGBTQ Homeless Connect Announcement
September 11, 2014  Update on International Treaties on Discrimination Against Women and Civil & Political Rights Laws in California.  Announcement
September 10, 2014 Community Stakeholder Meeting on Developing a Needs Assessment on LGBT Violence Prevention   
August 29, 2014 Creating a Climate For Sex Workers to Feel Safe Reporting Violence, SF District Attorney’s Office.  
August 27, 2014 A Businees Case for Reentry: Incentives and Resources to Hiring People with Past Criminal Records (Sponsored by NAACP and EEOC) Announcement
August 25, 2014 Roundtable Discussion with Affordable Housing Providers on rules of enforcement for Article 49  
July 31, 2014 American Indian Movement-West (AIM-WEST) Meeting on Native American human rights issues   
July 29,2014 Roundtable Discussion with Affordable Housing Providers on rules of enforcement for Article 49  
July 24, 2014

HRC Hero Awards 2014  Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Announcement
July 22, 2014 Community Stakeholder Meeting on Developing a Needs Assessment on LGBT Violence Prevention   
July 11, 2014 Presentation at Mayors Office of Housing Housing Counseling Working Group   
July 8, 2014 Meeting with El/La Para Translatinas, an education and advocacy organization for transgender Latinas  
July 2, 2014 Equal Justice Society marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964  Announcement
July 2, 2014 Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Announcement
June 29, 2014

San Francisco PRIDE Parade "Color Our World With Pride" - HRC Contingent

Announcement
June 26, 2014

Getting Bi: Unpacking Bi-Erasure & Creating a Culture of Inclusion, California Institute of Integral Studies

Announcement
June 25, 2014

Celebrating and Collaborating: The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Announcement
June 24, 2014

Framing Sexuality and Identity, California Institute of Integral Studies

Announcement
June 23, 2014

AAMEMSA Community Meeting

 
June 13, 2014 Seize the Moment: California Reentry Law Conference 2014 Announcement
June 6, 2014

AAMEMSA Community Meeting

 
June 6, 2014

MINDDRIVE Raise Your Hand Tour

Announcement
June 2, 2014

El/La Para Translatinas, an education and advocacy organization for transgender Latinas

Announcement
May 29, 2014

Bi-Conic, LGBT Historic Society Celebrates Four Decades of Bisexual Activists

Announcement
May 22, 2014

"Getting and Keeping a Job When You Have a Criminal Record" - SF LGBT Center

Announcement
May 22, 2014

San Francisco - Drug Policy Alliance, Dr. Carl Hart

 
May 19, 2014

Mo'Magic's Law and Public Safety Mentorship Panel

Announcement
May 18, 2014

"The Shades of Bayview" - SF Bayview Public Library

Announcement
May 14, 2014

"Confronting Intolerance Today: A Oanel Discussion on Discussion on LGBT Rights and Global Efforts to Promote Tolerance and Respect"

Announcement
May 13, 2014

HRC's Brown v. Board of Education at 60: Examining Racial Equity in San Francisco

Announcement
May 12, 2014

Education Equity Clinic: Discrimination and Harassment in Schools

 
May 9, 2014

Jewish Community Project on anti-Semitism, Jewish Community Relations Council

 
May 5, 2014

Education Equity Clinic: Special Considerations of Second English Language Learners

 
April 25, 2014

2014 California Assocation of Human Relation Orgs. (CAHRO) Statewide Training Conference "Uniting California for Human Relations and Human Rights"

Announcement
April 23, 2014

Jewish Community Project on anti-Semitism, with Jewish Community Relations Council

 
April 18, 2014

UC Berkeley - Latent and Manifest Islamophobia: Multimodal Engagements with the Production of Knowledge

Announcement
April 17, 2014

LYRIC Open House Event

Announcement
April 17, 2014

LGBT Aging Policy Task Force hearing at Board of Supervisors Chambers

 
April 17, 2014

12(N) LGBTQ Youth Sensitivity Training and Cultural Competency Training

 
April 15, 2014

Immigrant Family Day - City Hall

Announcement
April 11, 2014

Mayor's Community Stakeholder's Forum: Diversity in Employment and Engagement Roundtable

 
April 10, 2014

Jewish Community Project on anti-Semitism, with Jewish Community Relations Council

 
April 10, 2014

Screening of film, "The New Black"

Announcement
April 9, 2014

San Francisco - Amsterdam Cooperation, Town Hall meetings at El/La Para and LGBT Center

 
March 31, 2014

"Transgender Day of Visibility" - SF LGBT Center

Announcement
March 25, 2014 LGBT Aging Policy Task Force Announcement
March 24-26, 2014 2014 Governing for Racial Equity Conference (GRE) Announcement

March 19, 2014

Youth Empowerment Fund of the S.F. Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families San Francisco's Youth Advocacy Day

Announcement

March 7, 2014

Mayoral Stakeholder Forum: Diversity Innovation, and Jobs of the Future

Announcement

February 26, 2014

A Black History Month Cultural Experience at City Hall

 

February 19, 2014

District Attorney Commemoration of Black History Month

 

February 7, 2014

Black History Month Kickoff at City Hall

 

February 7, 2014

February 6, 2014

San Francisco Education Fund’s African American Read In

Announcement

February 1, 2014

Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day

 

January 30, 2014

California Hearing on Voting Rights

Announcement

January 20, 2014

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Festival

Announcement

2013

 

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December 2, 2013
December 9, 2013 
December 16, 2013

Special Education Clinic

 

November , 7, 2013

HRC Equity Advisory Committee Presents "Safe at Work: Reducing Workplace Harassment and Violence against Low-Income and Immigrant Women."

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October 11, 18 and 25, 2013

HRC Equity Advisory Committee Presents "Storytelling - An African American Tradition."

Announcement

October 7, 2013

Project Homeless Connect Presents LGBT Connect

Announcement

September 27, 2013 

CAHRO Northern California Regional Conference

Announcement

September 26, 2013

Special Education Clinic

Announcement

September 25, 2013 

Special Education Clinic

Announcement

August 28, 2013 

2013 HERO Award Ceremony at City Hall Board of Supervisors Chamber 

Announcement Video

August 20, 2013 

2013 HERO Legacy Award Presentation at USF

Announcement
Video

August 9, 2013 

SFCAHT 2013 Conference to End Child Sex Trafficking

Announcement

July 23, 2013 

The Impact of High Rent on San Francisco Non-Profits - A Panel Presentation by the LGBT Advisory Committee Economic Empowerment Workgroup

Announcement

July 18, 2013 

Know Your Rights Workshop: Setting the Record Straight on Section 8 

Announcement

July 9, 2013

Community Meeting at Koret Auditorium to discuss Results from Groundbreaking Survey on LGBT Seniors in SF

Announcement

June 11 & 12, 2013

The International Human Rights Framework: Opportunities for Social Justice & Civil Rights Advocates

Announcement

May 29, 2013

A Community Conversation on LGBT Inclusive Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Announcement

May 23, 2013 

HRC Special Community Meeting at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School

Announcement

May 21, 2013 

Panel discussion on Increasing Awareness and Exploring the Needs of LGBT Deaf People and People with Disabilities in San Francisco 

Announcement

May 16, 2013

All Things Law Expo: An Exhibition of Opportunities in Law in the Bay Area

Announcement

May 14, 2013 

Special Education Clinic

Announcement

May 14, 2013

Clinica de Educacion Special

Announcement

April 19, 2013
May 17, 2013
June 7, 2013
 

“Safety in the Mission”: A series of community discussions regarding instituting greater City anti-violence measures with a focus on the Transgender Community 

 

April 3, 2013 

HRC Policy Coordinator Zoe Polk lectures at San Francisco State University about the Social Impact of the Housing and Employment Barriers faced by Persons with Prior Arrests and Convictions and the Legal Issues stemming from Recent Ads depicting Muslims as Savages.

 

April 1, 2013 

LGBT Aging Policy Task Force Housing Subcommittee Public Hearing on Senior LGBT Housing Issues

Announcement

March 25-29, 2013

Spring Break at HRC: Professional Development and Summer Preparation for San Francisco Youth

Announcement

March 19, 2013

Special Education Clinic

Announcement

March 19, 2013

Clinica de Educacion Special

Announcement

March 5, 2013 

HRC Policy Coordinator Zoe Polk lectures at UC Santa Cruz about the Historical and Future Evolution of American Anti-Discrimination Laws, the Social Impact of the Housing and Employment Barriers faced by Persons with Prior Arrests and Convictions and the Legal Issues stemming from Recent Ads depicting Muslims as Savages.

 

February 27, 2013

Panel Discussion on Existing and Proposed Human Trafficking Legislation

Announcement

February 6, 2013 

Human Trafficking 101: What does modern day human trafficking really mean and how can YOU help combat it?

Announcement

January 31, 2013

Identifying HT Victims and bringing their Traffickers to Justice

Announcement

January 18, 2013

Staying True to your Roots: A panel discussion panel discussion on the impact of the War on Drugs by the National Lawyers' Guild at the Practising Law Institute and moderated by HRC Policy Coordinator Zoe Polk.

 

January 15, 2013 

Human Trafficking 101: What does modern day human trafficking really mean and how can YOU help combat it?

Announcement

2012

 

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December 10, 2012

African American Community Empowerment Leadership Council Meeting

Announcement

November 27, 2012 

Presentation by Community United Against Violence (CUAV) on CUAV’s work with LGBTQ immigrant survivors of violence.

 

October 25, 2012

Special Commission Meeting in the Mission District: Spotlight on the "O’Connell Best Practices Club" at John O’Connell High School

Announcement

October 16, 2012 

Beyond Castro Discussion Series: An Exploration of Issues for LGBT and Same Gender Loving Residents Living in San Francisco's District 10

Announcement

October 15, 2012 

Panel Discussion on Californians Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) Act: Curbing human trafficking or further diminishing the rights of victims?

Announcement

October 11, 2012

"War on Drugs in California” panel by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, featuring San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and moderated by HRC Policy Coordinator Zoe Polk.

 

Various Dates

 

Meetings with community to discuss concerns over Muni advertisements depicting Muslims and Arabs as “Savages” (August 3, 2012, August 22, 2012, September 13, 2012, September 19, 2012, September 24, 2012).

 

September 20, 2012

Cross-Departmental and CBO Dialogue on use of Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution

 

September 18, 2012

Youth Panel Discussion on SFUSD LGBTQ Student Experiences

 

September 18, 2012 

HIV Prevention in AAPI Communities

 

August 21, 2012 

Autism and Neurodiversity Awareness in the LGBT Community

 

July 26, 2012

Community Forum in the San Francisco Mission District on the needs of LGBTQ Seniors of Color

Announcement

July 14, 2012

Panel Discussion on Instituting Effective Health and Wellness Strategies in Communities of Color

 

June 26, 2012

African American Community Empowerment Leadership Council Meeting

Announcement

May 15, 2012

LGBTAC Housing Panel

Announcement

April 12, 2012

Public Hearing: "The Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs"

Announcement

March 1, 2012

African American Community Empowerment Leadership Council Meeting

Announcement

February 2, 2012

"Even One is Too Many" - Panel Discussion on the Increase of Hate Violence in the Tenderloin

Announcement

January 12, 2012

Can You Hear Me? Giving Voice to LGBT Elders

Announcement

January 12, 2012 

Committee Hearing on LGBT Senior Issues, held in Collaboration with Supervisors Campos, Weiner, and Olague 

Announcement

2011

 

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December 12, 2011

How Public Works Works: Maximize Your Success with Public Works Contracts

Announcement

November 17, 2011

Supporting Local Business Enterprise and Economic Development in the Western Edition

Announcement

November 15, 2011

HIV and the Law: License to Discriminate? A panel discussion to explore the intersection of HIV, human rights, stigma and California criminal laws 

Announcement

September 22, 2011

Exploring Trends in Hate Crimes and Anti-Bullying Efforts

Announcement

July 25, 2011 

Forum on Prior Arrest and Conviction Records and Employment Decisions

Announcement

July 20, 2011 

Forum on Prior Arrest and Conviction Records and Housing Decisions

Announcement

July 19, 2011

Beyond Castro Discussion Series: First Panel Discussion on the State of LGBT Communities in Neighborhoods beyond the Castro

Announcement