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Posted on: June 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE: College Student Volunteer Needed for the Human Rights Commission

Brookings City Hall

The City of Brookings has a college student representative vacancy on the Human Rights Commission effective immediately. The mission of the Brookings Human Rights Commission is to improve human relations in the Brookings area by fighting discrimination through education and a complaint resolution procedure. The Commission seeks to protect the rights of and prevent and eliminate bias and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their sex, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, disability, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation, with respect to employment, labor union membership, housing accommodations, property rights, education, public accommodations or public services. The Commission promotes educational activities to make Brookings an inclusive and welcoming community. The board meets once a month. College Student Representatives serve a one-year term.

Applications for Appointment are available online at, or at the Brookings City & County Government Center, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281.  Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office not later than Monday, August 31, 2020. For more information contact

Bonnie Foster, City Clerk, at (605) 697-8641.


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