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The '''Charlottesville Commission on Human Rights''' is a proposed government body that is one of the outcomes of the city's [[Dialogue on Race]]. The City Council {{as of|2012|4|10|alt=will discuss the matter the FY2013 budget cycle}}. <ref name="dp20120109">{{cite-progress|title=NAACP hears about race commission proposal|url=http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2012/jan/09/naacp-hears-about-race-commission-proposal-ar-1599452/|author=Aaron Richardson|pageno=|printdate=|publishdate=|accessdate=January 12, 2012|cturl=}}</ref>
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The '''Charlottesville Commission on Human Rights''' is a proposed government body that is one of the outcomes of the city's [[Dialogue on Race]].  <ref name="dp20120109">{{cite-progress|title=NAACP hears about race commission proposal|url=http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2012/jan/09/naacp-hears-about-race-commission-proposal-ar-1599452/|author=Aaron Richardson|pageno=|printdate=|publishdate=|accessdate=January 12, 2012|cturl=}}</ref> If created by [[City Council]], the commission would be charged with investigating claims of discrimination.
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==Background==
 
==Background==
Supporters of the commission say it will have the power to investigate claims of discrimination and enforce any anti-discrimination ordinances passed by the city council. <ref name="dp20120109" /> The proposed budget calls for an initial cost of $300,000 for the first year, and $200,000 for each year afterwards. There people would be employed and the commission would consist of seven members.  
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Supporters of the commission say it will have the power to investigate claims of discrimination and enforce any anti-discrimination ordinances passed by the city council. <ref name="dp20120109" /> The proposed budget calls for an initial cost of $300,000 for the first year, and $200,000 for each year afterwards. Three people would be employed and the commission would consist of seven members.
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Council was presented with a report on {{as of|2012|2|6|alt=February 6, 2012}}. The City Council {{as of|2012|4|10|alt=discussed the matter during the FY2013 budget cycle}}.
  
Council was presented with a report on {{as of|2012|2|6|alt=February 6, 2012}}.
 
  
The [[Human Rights Task Force]] hosted a community forum at [[Buford Middle School]] to discuss the possible need for the commission on {{as of|2012|6|13|alt=June 6, 2012}}. Information provided to the task force will be compiled and presented to City Council late in 2012.<ref>{{cite web|title=City Invites Participation in Human Rights Task Force Community Forum |url=http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/City_Invites_Participation_in_Human_Rights_Task_Force_Community_Forum__157254485.html|author=|work=|publisher=|location=Newsplex|publishdate=June 5, 2012|accessdate=June 8, 2012}}</ref>
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The 11-member [[Human Rights Task Force]] hosted a community forum on June 6, 2012 at [[Buford Middle School]] to discuss the possible need for the commission. Information provided to the task force will be compiled and presented to City Council late in 2012.<ref>{{cite web|title=City Invites Participation in Human Rights Task Force Community Forum |url=http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/City_Invites_Participation_in_Human_Rights_Task_Force_Community_Forum__157254485.html|author=|work=|publisher=|location=Newsplex|publishdate=June 5, 2012|accessdate=June 8, 2012}}</ref> Council will then decide whether to proceed.
  
  

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The Charlottesville Commission on Human Rights is a proposed government body that is one of the outcomes of the city's Dialogue on Race. [1] If created by City Council, the commission would be charged with investigating claims of discrimination.



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Background

Supporters of the commission say it will have the power to investigate claims of discrimination and enforce any anti-discrimination ordinances passed by the city council. [1] The proposed budget calls for an initial cost of $300,000 for the first year, and $200,000 for each year afterwards. Three people would be employed and the commission would consist of seven members.

Council was presented with a report on February 6, 2012. The City Council discussed the matter during the FY2013 budget cycle.


The 11-member Human Rights Task Force hosted a community forum on June 6, 2012 at Buford Middle School to discuss the possible need for the commission. Information provided to the task force will be compiled and presented to City Council late in 2012.[2] Council will then decide whether to proceed.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. NAACP hears about race commission proposal, Aaron Richardson, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, retrieved January 12, 2012.
  2. Web. City Invites Participation in Human Rights Task Force Community Forum, Newsplex, June 5, 2012, retrieved June 8, 2012.