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Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission

COMISION DE LA GRAN REGION DE TULSA DE LOS ASUNTOS HISPANOS

 

Vision Statement: The Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission seeks to function as a bridge between the City-County government and the Hispanic Community.

Mission Statement: Working as a bridge between our government and organizations and the community we serve.

The Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission shall consist of fifteen members of Hispanic extraction, nine shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the Council, and six shall be appointed by the Board of Tulsa County Commissioners.

The Commission shall act in an advisory and advocacy capacity to the greater Tulsa area to encourage and promote unity, purpose and understanding among the Hispanic people of the greater Tulsa area; to encourage and promote cooperation between the Hispanic people of the greater Tulsa area and the local, state and federal governments for the general benefit and welfare of the Hispanic people of the greater Tulsa area; to assist in making it possible for the Hispanic people of the greater Tulsa area to develop their talents and abilities without limitations; to make recommendations of Hispanic persons for appointment to boards, councils and commissions of the local, state and federal governments; to aid in permitting the Hispanic community to benefit from the fullest realization of its human resources; to encourage a better understanding of the Hispanic people and the Hispanic community; to aid in the preservation of the cultures of the Hispanic people; to assist in the enhancement and promotion of education and opportunity among the Hispanic people; and, otherwise, to promote the general welfare of the Hispanic people of the greater Tulsa area.

The Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, City Hall, 175 East 2nd Street, 4th Floor, City Council Meeting Room. For more information about the Greater Tulsa Area Hispanic Affairs Commission, contact the Human Rights Department by email or at (918) 596-7818. (Agendas)