WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
On January 17, the United States House of Representatives reappointed Mr. Michael Yaki to a third term as a Commissioner.
Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights serve six-year terms.
Chair Catherine E. Lhamon stated: "We are thrilled to have Michael Yaki back with us so the Commission can perform its critical work with our full complement of Commissioners at this important time."
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the Commission, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/usccrgov
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SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights