Salem County Human Relations Advisory Board
The Salem County Human Relations Advisory Board shall promote “prejudice reduction” and address the problem of bias and violent acts based on the victim’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or disability.
The goal of the Salem County Human Relations Advisory Board is to intervene and eradicate the conditions that ultimately causes bias and hate, to cultivate understanding and respect. We want to promote human rights and cultural diversity, by better understanding others and ourselves. The Salem County Human Relations Advisory Board serves to protect residents of Salem County, by providing support to bias crime victims who are targets of a crime because of their race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, or physical or mental challenges, and by intervening to eradicate the conditions that ultimately cause them. The Salem County Human Relations Advisory Board (SCHRAB) addresses the issues of prejudice, bias and racism and their impact on our local schools, workplaces and neighborhoods. The SCHRAB consists of Salem County residents from diverse personal and professional backgrounds. Our mission, our goals and the focus of our efforts and activities, is to actively encourage, develop, promote and strengthen respect for human rights and cultural diversity amongst the people of Salem County.
|John T. Lenahan
Freeholder Liaisons: Dale A. Cross, Ben Laury and Robert J. Vanderslice