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Council Looking for High School Students Interested in Giving Back to the Community

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Provided by Prince William County Prince William County Human Rights Commission is gathering applications for next year’s Human Rights Student Leadership Council and is looking for high school students interested in learning about local, state and federal government, civics and leadership. Sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in Prince William County public, private and home schools are eligible to apply for …

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Community Members Recognized for Human Rights Efforts

Provided by Prince William County ​ The Prince William County Human Rights Commission recently held its annual Universal Human Rights Day Celebration to recognize those within the community who promote the principles of human rights. Neabsco District Supervisor John D. Jenkins welcomed everyone to the event on behalf of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. “We all on the …

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Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications for Student Leadership Council

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is looking for high school students who are interested in civics and government to serve on its Student Leadership Council. Sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in public, private and homeschools in Prince William County are eligible to apply for this year’s leadership council starting on Sept. 15. All …

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Human Rights Offers Online Assessment Form

Provided by Prince William County Until recently, people who wanted to fill out a human or civil rights complaint had to go to the Ferlazzo Building in Woodbridge. Now, there’s an online form that goes directly to the Prince William County Human Rights Commission, an agency that investigates human and civil rights complaints. The commission deals with complaints in the …

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Free Symposium for Businesses Features Comprehensive Workshops

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Provided by Prince William County Calling all businesses! A group of local, state and federal agencies will hold a symposium on May 6 offering comprehensive workshops that will provide information on labor laws, current employment policies and the benefits of mediation. The event is sponsored by the Human Rights Commission and is free. It will be held from 10:00 a. …

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Local Heroes Recognized

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Council recently held its annual Local Hero Community Recognition ceremony to honor people in the community who did something last year to help young people. According to its mission statement, the council’s goal is to enable people in the community to build developmental assets in youth through …

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Public Invited to Attend Universal Human Rights Day Program on Feb. 9

Provided by Prince William County *** Due to the possible inclement weather predicted for Saturday, January 14, the Human Rights Commission has decided to postpone its celebration of Universal Human Rights Day. The celebration will be held on Thursday, February 9, at 7:00 p. m. in the Board Chamber of the McCoart building. The public is invited to attend the …

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Nominations for Human Rights Awards Due November 23

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Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is looking for nominees for its Human Rights Awards, which it gives annually to Prince William County individuals, non-profit organizations and businesses for their outstanding accomplishments toward human rights. Candidates for the awards must be Prince William County residents. The awards honor outstanding contributions to the “equality for …

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Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications for Student Leadership Council

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Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is looking for high school students who are interested in civics and government to serve on its Student Leadership Council. Sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in public, private and homeschools in Prince William County are eligible to apply for the leadership council starting Friday, Oct. 14 through Oct. …

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Community is Invited to Celebrate Universal Human Rights Day on January 16

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Human Rights Commission will celebrate Universal Human Rights Day at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the James J. McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge. The theme of this year’s program is “Blacks in the Media.” Jacquie Jones, a Peabody Award winner, will deliver the keynote address and …

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