Apply now to join the Arlington Human Rights Commission
AHRC has two vacancies. We encourage all interested parties to apply. Meetings are usually the third Wednesday of the month at the Jefferson Cutter House in Arlington Center. We strive for Commission membership to reflect the diversity of our town.
AHRC was created by Town Meeting in 1993 to advance issues related to the fair and equal treatment of individuals and to create a mechanism for addressing complaints arising out of these issues. AHRC is governed by the Town of Arlington Bylaw Title II, Article 9.
Mission: To work individually and collaboratively with other groups in our community to celebrate the ever-changing tapestry of our Town, to emphasize through educational outreach the danger of intolerance, and to advance issues related to the fair and equal treatment of individuals.
If you are a resident of the Town and are interested in becoming a member of AHRC, please send your resume and letter of interest to either the Town Manager OR Town Moderator. Positions will remain open until filled. Application review will begin October 3.
Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine
730 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA 02476
Town Moderator John Leone
AHRC usually meets at 8 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at the Jefferson Cutter House, 611 Massachusetts Ave. Check the town calendar the week of the meeting to confirm. More info: arlingtonhumanrights.org/index.php/meetings
51 Irving St., Arlington, MA 02476
Protected classes in Arlington, Massachusetts: race, color, religious views, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, citizenship, age, ancestry, family/marital status, sexual orientation, disability, source of income, and military status
You can report discrimination in Arlington to the AHRC.
Arlington Human Rights Commission
Download the AHRC complaint form at tinyurl.com/AHRCcomplaint or arlingtonhumanrights.org/images/documents/AHRC_Discrimination_Complaint_Form.pdf.
27 Maple Street, Arlington, MA 02476