Human Rights Commission resolutions and letters of support



Recognizing anti-Black racism as a human rights and public health crisis with particularly impacts on the civil rights, health and wellbeing of Black individuals, Black families and the Black community.

Reaffirming founding purpose of HRC in light of recent acts of racial terror.

Affirming the Human Rights Commission’s Recommendations to Advance Racial Equity in the City and County of San Francisco’s Programs, Policies and Services.

Letter from Commission Chair to urge the Recreation and Parks Commission to remove Justin Herman's Name from the Embarcadero Plaza.

Mayor Proclamation in honor of Dr. Espanola Jackson's Birthday.

Resolution calling attention to the 1944 Port Chicago Disaster and subsequent mutiny trials against African American sailors. 

Resolution commemorating the 1964 Civil Rights Act at the 2014 Annual Hero Awards.

Resolution commemorating the life and achievements of long time housing and activist Jazzie Collins.

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.

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.

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.

Resolution supporting the High Income Countries Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. 

Resolution Supporting Adoption of the Civil Rights Act of 1990.

Resolution in Support of December 10 as Human Rights Day in San Francisco.

Letters of support

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.

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."

Letter to CA State Senate for the enactment of the Domestic Work Employee Equality, Fairness and Dignity Act (AB 889).

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

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

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.

HRC letter to DPH urging a broader dialogue about how and when people disclose their serostatus.

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.