Salem No Place for Hate Committee
Contact: [email protected]
Promoting acceptance of diversity, combating discrimination, mobilizing citizens to challenge bigotry, protecting equal and civil rights, providing education, and working towards a prejudice-free community in Salem. The Salem No Place for Hate Committee public meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Salem City Hall Annex located at 120 Washington Street, Salem MA, Third Floor. Salem’s No Place For Hate Committee is dedicated to mobilizing citizens to challenge bigotry and promote a prejudice-free community in which all people are respected, understood, and appreciated for their differences. We provide support and education on diversity issues. We seek to protect the promise of equal justice and civil rights for ALL in our community. For claims of discrimination, the No Place for Hate Committee can assist residents with referrals to the appropriate investigative and enforcement agencies to investigate instances of discrimination and enforce compliance with federal, state and local statutes on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, family status, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in the matters of housing, employment, education, municipal services, contracts, purchasing or public accommodations. Staff Contact: Laura Assade Office of Mayor Kim Driscoll (978) 619-5601 [email protected] Committee Members: Jeff Cohen (Co-Chair) Fara Wolfson (Co-Chair) Scott Weisberg (Clerk) Shimon Avish (Treasurer) Lucy Corchado (Member) Alison Miller (Committee Member) Graysen Ocasio (Committee Member) Hala O'Keeffe (Committee Member) Rebecca Comage (Liaison Salem State University) Captain Conrad Prosniewski (Salem Police Liaison) Laura Assade (Mayor's Office Liaison) Reverend Joe Amico (Religious Community Liaison) Christine Madore (Co-City Council Liaison) Emily Ullman (Salem schools Liaison) Jim Bostick (Communications Sub-Committee Lead) The City of Salem's No Place for Hate Committee is dedicated to promoting acceptance of diversity and combating discrimination. We are dedicated to mobilizing citizens to challenge bigotry and to promote a prejudice-free community in which all people are respected, understood, and appreciated for their differences. Our primary goal is to be a resource to the City of Salem by providing support and education on diversity issues. We seek to protect the promise of equal justice and civil rights for all members of our community.Activity status unknown.