Resolutions & Letters of Support

 

HRC RESOLUTIONS

 Issue
Purpose
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 Letter in Support of Removing Justin Herman's Name from the Embarcadero Plaza Letter from Commission Chair to urge the Recreation and Parks Commission to remove Justin Herman's Name from the Embarcadero Plaza November 16, 2017 PDF
Mayoral Proclamation Naming February 9, 2016 "Dr. Espanola Jackson Day"  Mayor Proclamation in honor of Dr. Espanola Jackson's Birthday. February 9, 2017 PDF

Resolution urging the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Mayor to bring Restorative Justice to the US Navy Sailors of Port Chicago

Resolution calling attention to the 1944 Port Chicago Disaster and subsequent mutiny trials against African American sailors.  May 28, 2015 PDF

Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in Washington D.C.

Resolution commemorating the 1964 Civil Rights Act at the 2014 Annual Hero Awards August 28, 2014 PDF
Resolution Commemorating the Life and Achievements of Jazzie Collins Resolution commemorating the life and achievements of long time housing and activist Jazzie Collins.  September 12, 2013 PDF
Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Resolution commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and renewing the Human Rights Commission’s commitment to civil rights and economic justice for all.  September 12, 2013  PDF
Resolution Supporting Senate Bill SB 1172

Resolution supporting California SB 1172, which prohibits mental health providers from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with patients less than 18 years of age.

 August 9, 2012 PDF
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Seniors Task Force

Resolution in support of an ordinance introduced and sponsored by Supervisor Scott Weiner and cosponsored by Supervisors Christina Olague, David Campos, and Malia Cohen to create a Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Seniors Task Force.

 May 24, 2012 PDF
Global Commission on HIV Dialogue Resolution supporting the High Income Countries Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law.   September 8, 2011 PDF
Civil Rights Act of 1990  Resolution Supporting Adoption of the Civil Rights Act of 1990  1990  PDF
Human Rights Day in San Francisco  Resolution in Support of December 10 as Human Rights Day in San Francisco  November 9, 1989 PDF

  HRC LETTERS OF SUPPORT

Issue
Purpose
Date
 
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LGBT HRC Letter  in support of San Francisco Supervisors Scott Wiener and David Campos in their efforts to support the passage of California State Bill AB 1887, a ban of State funded travel to states with anti-LGBT laws March 29, 2016 PDF
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals  HRC Letter to the Mayor of San Francisco and Members of the Board of Supervisors in support of  declaring September 4, 2013 "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Day." July 15, 2013  PDF
Sanctuary City Ordinance Protections

HRC Letter to CA Assemblyperson Tom Ammiano supporting the enactment of the Transparency and Responsibility Using State Tools (TRUST) Act (AB 1081). 

May 10, 2012  PDF
Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Letter to CA State Senate for the enactment of the Domestic Work Employee Equality, Fairness and Dignity Act (AB 889). August 17, 2011  PDF
Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Letter to CA Assemblyperson Tom Ammiano supporting the enactment of the Domestic Work Employee Equality, Fairness and Dignity Act (AB 889).

May 26, 2011   PDF
Reduce Barriers for Persons with Prior Arrest and Conviction Records

HRC letter to the community to develop and enact legislation to prohibit discrimination in San Francisco against people with prior arrest and/or convictions.

July 2011   PDF
LGBT Rights HRC letter to Senator Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi in support of the Uniting American Families Act which would ensure that LGBT families are included in Comprehensive Immigration Reform. December 10, 2009  PDF
LGBT Rights HRC letter to DPH urging a broader dialogue about how and when people disclose their serostatus. May 14, 2009  PDF
LGBT Rights

HRC letter urging the FDA to revise its lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men to one that is both non-discriminatory and medically and scientifically justified. 

December 12, 2008  PDF