Human Relations

Structure

The Human Relations Commission is a seven-member team of volunteers appointed by Borough Council. The diverse team serves to improve the quality of human relations within the Borough of Pottstown.

Referral Services

At times, the commission will refer individuals to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commissions for consideration of a formal hearing.

Mission

  • The mission is to promote mutual understanding, respect and cooperation among all racial, cultural, religious, ethnic, and other groups within the Borough of Pottstown
  • The commission monitors the status of human relations within the Borough.
  • It holds multi-cultural educational events.
  • It provides mediation and referral services to Borough residents.
  • Mediation is an opportunity for people to openly discuss conflict and determine whether reconciliation is possible. The parties may speak in a confidential setting directly to each other and be heard. Most of the commissioners are trained mediators.

Members

  • Marcia Levengood, Chairperson
  • Jonathan Corson
  • Robert Watson
  • Michael Mauger
  • Howard Charles
    Jamie Ottaviano
  • Lisa Vanni

Meetings

Council Chambers Room

Second Tuesday of the Month, 6:00 p.m.
(expect Wednesday, November 13, 2019)

Structure


The Human Relations Commission is a seven-member team of volunteers appointed by Borough Council. The diverse team serves to improve the quality of human relations within the Borough of Pottstown.

Referral Services


At times, the commission will refer individuals to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commissions for consideration of a formal hearing.

Mission

  • The mission is to promote mutual understanding, respect and cooperation among all racial, cultural, religious, ethnic, and other groups within the Borough of Pottstown
  • The commission monitors the status of human relations within the Borough.
  • It holds multi-cultural educational events.
  • It provides mediation and referral services to Borough residents.
  • Mediation is an opportunity for people to openly discuss conflict and determine whether reconciliation is possible. The parties may speak in a confidential setting directly to each other and be heard. Most of the commissioners are trained mediators.

Members

       
  •   Marcia Levengood, Chairperson
  •   Jonathan Corson
  •   Robert Watson
  •   Michael Mauger
  •   Vacant
  •   Jamie Ottaviano
  •   Lisa Vanni

Meetings
Council Chambers Room


Second Tuesday of the Month, 6:00 p.m.
(expect Wednesday, November 13, 2019)