Brookings, South Dakota Expands Equal Opportunity Policy
August 27, 2014 by Hope Errico Wisneski, Regional Field Director
Last night, the Brookings, South Dakota city council unanimously approved, without comment or discussion, Resolution No. 66-14, amending the city’s equal opportunity policy statement to include gender identity and expression.
HRC has been working with LGBT advocates in Brookings, and will continue to work toward full equality across South Dakota.
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Resolution No. 66-14
Equal Opportunity Policy Statement
It is the fundamental policy of the City of Brookings to provide equal opportunity for all residents, applicants and employees as it pertains to provision of services and employment opportunities in order to ensure that there will be no discrimination against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.
Passed and approved this 26th day of August, 2014
CITY OF BROOKINGS, SD
October 13, 2014
October 7, 2014