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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Winston-Salem Selected to Study Barriers for Postsecondary Students

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsSept. 30, 2020

The city of Winston-Salem has been selected to participate in a new initiative organized by the National League of Cities aimed at removing barriers to housing, transportation and other basic needs that can prevent...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

High Schools to Hold Virtual Race Relations Forum

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsSept. 23, 2020

Students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high schools will discuss their perspectives on race relations during the annual Student Race Relations Forum, to be held virtually Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. and strea...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

African American Heritage Initiative Accepting Submissions

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsAug. 14, 2020

The city’s African American Heritage Initiative has created an online archive to capture the memories and recollections of African Americans who lived in Winston-Salem through the years of segregation and ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Virtual Town Trust Talk on Racial Unrest and Social Injustice Carried Live June 26 on WSTV

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsJune 22, 2020

A virtual “Town Trust Talk,” moderated by Wanda Starke of WXII and featuring Police Chief Catrina Thompson, Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough and James Perry, the chief executive officer of the Winston-Sal...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Human Relations Commission Issues Statement on National Unrest

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsJune 9, 2020                                       &n...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Human Relations to Assist Courts by Mediating COVID-Related Rent Disputes

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsMay 29, 2020

At the request of Chief District Judge Lisa Menefee, the Winston-Salem Human Relations Department on Monday, June 1, will begin mediating landlord-tenant disputes related to the non-payment of rent due to the COVID-1...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Human Relations Student Awards Banquet Postponed

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsFeb. 20, 2020

The Human Relations Student Awards Banquet scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to the forecast for snow this afternoon. A new date will be announced later. For more information call CityLink 311.

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Students to be Honored at 40th Annual Human Relations Student Awards Banquet

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsFeb. 13, 2020                                       &...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

African American Heritage Initiative Seeks Volunteers for Community Collection Teams

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsFeb. 10, 2020

The African American Heritage Initiative Committee is seeking city residents to serve on one or more of the nine “collection teams” it is organizing to capture the memories and recollections of A...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

"Young Dreamers" To Be Honored

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsJan. 17, 2020

The City Council and the Human Relations Commission will honor two city residents as the 2020 recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr. Young Dreamers Award at the City Council meeting Jan. 21.

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Symposium on Gentrification and Related Issues Scheduled for Nov. 6

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NEWS RELEASEHuman RelationsOct. 29, 2019

The Human Relations Department and the New Horizons Fair Housing Committee of the Human Relations Commission are holding a free day-long symposium Wednesday, Nov. 6, on gentrification and the issues it raises for ne...

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