Albuquerque Human Rights Board Special Meeting: July 2019

Join us for a public meeting of the Albuquerque Human Rights Board.


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Jul 16, 2019
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


Albuquerque City Hall, 9th floor, City Council Committee Room #9081
400 Marquette NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Regular meetings are held every two months (January, March, May, July, September, & November), on the third Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise posted.


Download this meeting agenda in PDF format.

Note: Items listed on the Agenda may be discussed and acted on out of sequential order.

  1. Call to Order             4:00
  2. Approval of Agenda and Approval of Minutes                                                              4:01
  3. Public Comment* 4:03
  4. Director Reports             4:08
    1. Office of Civil Rights
    2. Office of Equity and Inclusion
  1. Unfinished Business                                                                                                 4:30
    1. Discussion of a possible review of policy and procedures regarding practices in the police response to reports and calls for possible human rights infractions.
    2. Discussion of a possible review of policy and procedures regarding practices in commercial rental property for possible human rights infractions.
    3. ADA compliance in older privately owned buildings.
  1. Subcommittee Reports               4:50
    1. Education and events
    2. Outreach
    3. Retreat
  1. Guest Speaker 5:05
    1. Rosemary Blanchard, Acting Chair, Albuquerque Chapter of the United Nations Association USA
  1. New Business/Announcements              5:15
    1. Consideration of a proposal to affirm the City of Albuquerque's support for the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and to develop and adopt policies and practices consistent with the principles of the CRC.
  1. Adjournment             5:30

Next Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

Human Rights Board Members

  • Ms. Samia Assed, Chair
  • Ms. Joan Yazze-Gallegos, Vice-Chair
  • Mr. Douglas Alsup
  • Mr. Michael Jefferson
  • Mr. Adrien Lawyer
  • Ms. Virginia Necochea
  • Ms. Sradha Patel

Verbal Comments

Please sign up with the Office of Civil Rights, Crystal Velarde 505-768-4595.  Comments can also be submitted in writing to the City of Albuquerque Human Rights Board, via the Office of Civil Rights at [email protected].


If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation of your disability in order to be able to read the agenda or to observe this public meeting, please contact us by email or telephone. 

The meeting will occur in a room that is accessible for persons in wheelchairs, by use of an elevator. Copies of the meeting agenda will be available to the public, at least 72 hours before a meeting.




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