Human Rights Week - December 4-10, 2011

Release date: 12/07/2011
Sponsored by: Board of Commissioners

The Board of County Commissioners have joined the Human Rights Council of Washington County in proclaiming this week, December 4-10, 2011, as Human Rights Week and December 10, 2011, as Human Rights Day to mark the United Nation's approval of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948.  

Launched in October 2006, the Human Rights Council of Washington County works to promote respect and dignity of all by supporting a community where every person is valued, and equal rights and diversity are embraced.

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Philip Bransford, Communication Officer
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