Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission Meeting Coming Up

The City of Maysville Commission on Human Rights will meet at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17 in the City Commission Chamber at the Municipal Building. The Commission will be considering its focus for the year and public input is welcome. The mission of the Maysville Commission on Human Rights is to promote unity, understanding, and…

World Human Rights Day Public Movie Screening

In recognition of World Human Rights Day, the Maysville Commission on Human Rights is hosting a free public screening of the award-winning documentary I Am Not Your Negro at Mason County Public Library, Monday, Dec. 10th at 6 p.m. Based on James Baldwin’s unfinished novel Remember This House, this 2016 documentary directed by Raoul Peck…

Celebrate Unity on World Human Rights Day

In recognition of World Human Rights Day, Maysville Commission on Human Rights is hosting a Unity Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m., Monday, Dec. 10th at Church of the Nativity’s Hunter Hall. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Stop by anytime for a doughnut, fellowship, and good will. Church of the Nativity is…

Human Rights Commission Agenda for November

Maysville Commission on Human Rights will hold its November meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. at Maysville Municipal Building The agenda is as follows Call to order Roll call Minutes: Sept. 20, 2018 Public Comment Rachel Stanfield: Proposal Human Rights Day– Unity Breakfast– Movie Adjournment

Human Rights Commission Recognition of Commissioner Schumacher

At its September meeting on Thursday, the Maysville Commission on Human Rights released a statement expressing condolences on the death of City Commissioner Jerry Schumacher. The Commission on Human Rights is appreciative of the interest and support that Commissioner Schumacher gave the HRC and its mission to promote unity, understanding, and equal opportunity..

Community & Restorative Justice Meeting 2/13/18

  Maysville Commission on Human Rights will host an organizational meeting on community and restorative justice at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13. Joining the Commission will be Diana Queen who has been instrumental thus far in informing the public and commission members on strategies and uses of community and restorative justice. In addition, Susie Bookser…

African Americans in Times of War

  Before they had the right to vote, before they had the right to sit down at lunch counters, drink from “white” water fountains or sit at the front of the bus, African Americans have served and fought for the United States. The theme of Black History Month this year is African Americans in Times…

Volunteer Sought for Commission on Human Rights

A volunteer is being sought to serve on the Maysville Commission on Human Rights. The mission of the Maysville Commission on Human Rights is to promote unity, understanding, and equal opportunity though education, awareness, and action. The Commission on Human Rights webpage provides more information about the goals, duties, and procedures of the commission. Interested…

Public Input Sought on Community & Restorative Justice

A series of public meetings will be held in November to inform the public and gauge interest in implementing a community and restorative justice program locally. Diana Queen will be the speaker at a series of public meeting introducing community and restorative justice. She will give a one-hour presentation and then take questions from the…