Salem Human Rights Coalition

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Mission Statement

Salem Human Rights Coalition will challenge bigotry and hatred, demand equity, and advocate for people marginalized due to covert or overt bias, prejudice, or discrimination. 

Through collaborative outreach, education and inclusion initiatives, we will mobilize and provide support and resources for all who live, work, and frequent the City of Salem

Discrimination Claims

For claims of discrimination, the Salem Human Rights Coalition can assist residents with referrals to the appropriate investigative and enforcement agencies. Depending on the nature of the claim, the Committee can connect residents with agents of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) or the Salem Licensing Board 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. For more information, please contact the Coalition's Mayor's Office Liaison Julio Mota at (978) 619-5601 or by e-mail.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Julio Mota Mayor's Office Liaison (978) 619-5601

Board Members

Name Title
Lucy Corchado
Julio Mota Mayor's Office Liaison
Shimon Avish Treasurer
Kerry Neenan Liaison on Commission of Disabilities
Alphonse Wright Chair
Jessica Rondinelli Police Dept. Liaison
John Burke Police Dept. Liaison
Veronica Miranda
Pamela Geiser Clerk
Katelyn Adams Salem State University Liaison
Laura Assade Public Schools Liaison
Andrew W. Varela City Council Liaison
Liz Duarte