In an effort to raise awareness about the civil rights protections available in the D.C. metro area, to empower people to assert the rights they have, and to call on public officials to strengthen the rights available in their jurisdictions, a report titled Protecting Civil Rights in the DC Region: A Comparative Assessment of State and Local Human Rights Laws was released today by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC), with assistance from BuckleySandler LLP and a number of other area law firms.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has updated its Metrorail Pocket Guide to include the new Silver Line. The guide is available in Amharic, Chinese, English, French, Korean and Vietnamese.
Executive MHRP Member The JBG Companies was featured as the top Large Workplace in the Washington, D.C. area by The Washington Post. JBG was highlighted for their open door policy towards staff input and their dedication to their employees. JBG offers a 12-week paid maternity leave, as well as plenty of staff and family related events.