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Human Rights Committee

  • Active Members

      First Name Last Name Type Term Expires
    1 Ritu Budakoti Regular 12/31/2026
    2 Daniel Aronson Regular 12/31/2026
    3 Aja Davis Regular 12/31/2024
    4 Catherine Workman Regular 12/31/2025
    5 Dottie Morris Regular 12/31/2020
    6 Marti Fiske Regular 12/31/2026
    7 Gina Burke Regular 12/31/2024
    8 Mohammad Saleh Regular 12/31/2024
    9 Sofia Cunha-Vasconcelos Regular 12/31/2025
    10 Position Vacant Alternate 12/31/2023
    11 Tedd Benson Alternate 12/31/2024
    12 Jennifer Nescimento Alternate 12/31/2025
    13 Debra Bowie Alternate 12/31/2026
    14 David Morrill Alternate 12/31/2026
      Last Updated: 03/22/2024    

Minutes are posted after they have been adopted by the public body.  If you do not see the set of minutes you need on the website, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.

Further Information

Biography of Jonathan Daniels

MLK Day 2024 - Father Greg Boyle Event

MLK Day 2022 – Building The Beloved Community (Health Inequities)

MLK Day 2021 - Dr. Jim Waller Video from 01/18/2021

Racial Justice & Community Safety Committee Report

The human rights committee shall have the following powers and duties:

  • To celebrate and honor the significance of the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jonathan Daniels;
  • To promote the principles of social justice, non-violence, equity, and multiculturalism through education programs, community service and public events;
  • To encourage the elimination of barriers, which may exist within the Keene community that discourage a more diverse and inclusive community.
  • To reassure and support under-represented groups who may feel unwelcome in Keene.
  • To educate the community on the advantages of a more diverse and inclusive community. 
  • The committee is authorized to conduct fundraising events to further its goals. All gifts and donations presented to the human rights committee shall be formally accepted by the city council.

Staff Liaison

Alyssa Bender: 603-357-9829


Meetings are generally held the first Monday of each month at 5:00 PM.

View the City Calendar to confirm the date and time of the next meeting.