Human Rights Commission

All meetings have been suspended due to precautionary measures for the CORVID19 outbreak. We will update this page when meetings are able to  resume.
Date Change Cancelled until further notice

Next Meeting March 19, 2020 


Nominees and Recipients for 2019 Human Rights Day Awards

Amy Hill and Deputy David Chitwood - Law Award Recipients
Herbie Martin
Jason Dunbar
Kim Gorney
Reverend Dr. Jean Kim - Human Rights Award Recipient
Equity, Diversity & Indigenous Education Department
of Marysville School District - Educators Award Recipient
Hungry Hearts Foundation
Shower to the People
Snohomish County Equity & Inclusion Task Force - Diversity Visionary Award Recipient
Temple Beth Or - Community Organization Award Recipient
Washington Kids in Transition


Recipients were announced on Sunday December 8 2019; Everett Community College, Jackson Conference Center 1:00pm-3:00pm

Recipients of 2018 Human Rights Day Awards
Human Rights Award - Mindy Woods
Young Peoples Award(s) - Guillermo Reyes and Niko Battle
Community Organization Award - League of Women Voters
Diversity Visionary Award - Edmonds Community College; Equity and Inclusion 
Educators Award - Maria Nohemi Behrens
Law Award - Officer Mike Buell

Stand Up for Someone’s Rights Today

Regular Meetings
  • Change Cancelled - Thursday, March 19, 2020 until further notice
  • 1st Thursday of each month 
  • 6:15PM-8:00PM 
  • Robert Drewel Building; Public Meeting Room #1
  • 3000 Rockefeller Avenue
  • Everett, WA 98201
  • Next Meeting April 2, 2020

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes

Commission News

​​2018 Annual Report

​Commission Events

May 2020, World Day of Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development presented by Edmonds Community College; Equity and Inclusion Department

Community Events



Additional Information
Suicide Prevention - Snohomish Health District
Housing Rights - Volunteers of America Dispute Resolution Center
Know Your Rights - ICE
United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
Text to 911 for Snohomish County
National Human Trafficking Resource Center information line 888-373-7888
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) - Online Safety - Digital Citizenship  ​Great for parents and students.
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
Everett Housing Authority
Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County

Member County Council District
Noah Rui District 1 - Term expires 7/1/2021
Darrell Chapman District 2 - Term expires 7/1/2022
Carin Chase - Commission Chair District 3 - Term expires 7/1/2020
Jack Robinson
District 4 - Term expires 7/1/2020
Carolyn Bennett
District 5 - Term expires 7/1/2022
NEW - Dr. Gloria Ngezaho County Executive Representative - Term expires 7/1/2021
VACANT 1/2020
Law Enforcement Representative -Term expires 7/1/2022
Courtney Wooten General Position 1  - Term expires 7/1/2021
VACANT 11/2019
Interviews in process
General Position 2 - Term expires 7/1/2020

About the Commission

The Snohomish County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) serves as an advisory body to the County Executive, County Council, Washington State Human Rights Commission, and other county officers and agencies in matters concerning human rights.

The Commission consists of nine members appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Members of the commission shall serve without compensation. See Snohomish County Code Chapter 2.460 and from that page, search for 2.460.020. Bylaws

Liaison Contact: 
Contact via email:
Phone contact: Sherry Cuddy (425)388-7308

Click here for information on joining the SCHRC.

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