WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights congratulates the following individuals on their appointments as members of our state Advisory Committees. Our Committees play an important role in civil rights advocacy at state and local levels.
For the state of Michigan:
Agustin Arbulu, Chair, resident of Birmingham; Mindy Barry, Grosse Pointe Park; Jocelyn Benson, Detroit; Khaled Beydoun, Detroit; Kingsley Browne, Ann Arbor; Evan Caminker, Ann Arbor; Emily Dievendorf, Lansing; William Elliott III, Ann Arbor; Max Goss, Pleasant Ridge; Samuel Gregg, Ann Arbor; Jon Hoadley, Kalamazoo; Roland Hwang, Northville; Jamie Mitchell, Clarkston; Ronald Pestritto, Jr., Moscow Township; Sarah Prescott, Northville; Paul Rahe, Hillsdale; Margo Schlanger, Ann Arbor.
For the state of New Hampshire:
JerriAnne Boggis, Chair, Milford; Katherine Brown, Barrington; Joshua Elliott-Traficante, Concord; Mahboubul Hassan, Manchester; Seth Hipple, Concord; Barbara Jago, Bedford; Rogers Johnson, Stratham; Maureen Raiche Manning, Manchester; Rafael Rojas, Jr., Hopkinton; Rubi Simon, Etna; Jason Sorens, Lyme; Alejandro Urrutia, Hudson; Jacquelyne Weatherspoon, Exeter.
Advisory Committee members conduct reviews and produce reports and recommendations concerning local civil rights issues, including justice, voting, discrimination, housing, education, and other important themes. The Commission, by Congressional mandate, establishes Committees in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Appointees serve four-year terms and are unremunerated.
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 and its Advisory Committees, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Contact: David Mussatt
Tel: (312) 353-8311
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