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By Lisa Carolin (Publisher’s note: The city’s Human Rights Commission is an advisory group and any policy or ordinance changes would be voted upon by the Chelsea City Council.) How to proceed with Freedom City designation is the challenge facing the Chelsea Human Rights Commission. For more information from the ACLU about what this is, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 19th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 7th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin At its April 5 meeting, Chelsea’s Human Rights Commission discussed becoming part of the ACLU’s Freedom Cities Campaign. The campaign aims to ensure that local law enforcement officials defend rather than threaten people in the community, in particular immigrants. The Freedom Cities Campaign is a challenge to President  Donald Trump’s travel ban […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 5th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin Chelsea’s Human Rights Commission is working on its initial budget proposal, which was among the topics of conversation during the commission’s March 15 meeting. Member Lynn Fox said, “I was thinking $5,000 to start for the commission to ask for to spend on training for things like authors, speakers, and field trips.” […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 3rd, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Human Rights Commission is working to create a complaint form that will be available to residents on the City of Chelsea’s website. Board members along with advisor City Manager John Hanifan met March 1 and looked at similar forms on other city’s websites and will be using Ann Arbor’s and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 1st, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 1st, 2017

(Publisher’s note: These DRAFT minutes will not be official until voted upon by the Chelsea Human Rights Commission members.)

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