In a momentous event today, the Rockland County Human Rights Office has been inaugurated in Nyack, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of justice and equality within the region.
Human Commissioner for the County, Spencer Chiimbwe, disclosed this via his Facebook page on Wednesday December 6, 2023.
He expressed gratitude for the pivotal role played by the County of Rockland and the Village of Nyack in making this landmark initiative a reality.
The leadership of Rockland County has been hailed as instrumental in bringing forth the establishment of the human rights office, reflecting a commitment to fostering an environment of inclusivity and social justice.
Chiimbwe, who is closely associated with the project, lauded the unwavering support from the Human Rights Commission Board, the dedicated department staff, and the entire Nyack community.
Nyack, as the hosting venue for the grand opening, received special acknowledgment for its generosity and hospitality.
The community’s collective effort and buy-in have been recognized as crucial components in the successful realization of this significant endeavor.
The Rockland County Human Rights Office is poised to serve as a beacon of hope, operating under the directives of the County Executive and the Legislature, with a mandate to address human rights issues across all communities within Rockland County.
As the office embarks on its mission to engage and interact with various human rights issues, the resounding gratitude extends to all individuals who participated in the inaugural event.
Their presence not only symbolizes support for the cause but also underscores the collaborative spirit needed to tackle the multifaceted challenges surrounding human rights.