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File #: 21-020    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/6/2021 In control: Human Rights Commission
On agenda: 1/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Update on State of Minnesota Department of Human Rights Local Commissions meeting
Attachments: 1. 1 - Mar Notes Meeting with Commissions Dec 7 2020_MDHR_
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Human Rights Commission Meeting Date:                     January 14, 2021

 

To:                                          Human Rights Commission

                                          

 

From:                                          Beth Kallestad, Program Coordinator

 

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Update on State of Minnesota Department of Human Rights Local Commissions meeting

 

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Action Requested:                     

HRC receives an update from the December 7, 2020 Local Commissions meeting held online by the State of Minnesota Department of Human Rights

 

Summary Report:

The State of Minnesota Department of Human Rights is the state agency with authority for investigating Human Rights Act violations along with other work.  They are starting to convene periodic meetings for members of local Human Rights Commissions.  A meeting was held on December 7, 2020.  Mar Valdecantos and Beth Kallestad participated on behalf of the HRC.  Some notes taken by Valdecantos are attached. Ideas were shared that may be of interest to our work going forward.

 

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