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With teeth? Council to consider Human Rights Commission powers
The Hook Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.

There's little doubt that Charlottesville is going to have a Human Rights Commission, but does it need enforcement capability to be effective? That's the question facing City Council at its next two meetings, and opinion remains divided.

"A city like Charlottesville should be the leader in protecting the rights of all of its residents," wrote Walt Heinecke in a Sunday, January 13, op-ed in the Daily Progress. Heinecke, a Curry School of Education professor who was active on the city's three-year-old Dialogue on Race initiative, fears City Council might ignore recommendations from the Dialogue on Race ...

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