Thursday, January 12, 2023

The City Of West Palm Beach Honors PBCHRC

On January 9th the City Council of West Palm Beach paid tribute to the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council (PBCHRC). As a board member, It was my honor to be in attendance for the presentations. Below are the honors bestowed on PBCHRC as an organization and on our founder / president, Rand Hoch. I am very proud to be associated with such a worthwhile organization.     

The Proclamation / Tribute  - See below
 PBCHRC Board Members who were in attendance 
with PBCHRC President Rand Hoch and Mayor Keith James.  
Photo by Gail Haines

Council Meeting Agenda Item One:  

A [Proclamation] Tribute* presentation to Palm Beach County Human Rights Council in celebration of its 35th Anniversary. Tribute to be accepted by Rand Hoch, President, and Founder of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council. Originating Department - Mayor's office. 

Rand Hoch with the "Key to The City"
Presenting is  Keith James, West Palm Beach Mayor
Photo by Gail Haines

Council Meeting Agenda Item Two:   

A Key to the City presentation to Rand Hoch, President and Founder of the Palm Beach County Human  Rights Council, in recognition of his notable career achievements, his exhibition of extraordinary leadership in service to our community, and his exemplary dedication to pursuing and promoting equality, fairness and justice for members of the LGBTQ community. Originating Department - Mayor's office. 

 Outside The City Council Chambers
Group photo of all that attended the City Council Meeting Proclamation Award 
Photo by Gail Haines

The Palm Beach County Human Rights Council's (PBCHRC) mission statement is this:

The Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, Inc. is dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. The Council promotes equality, through education, advocacy, direct action, impact litigation, and community outreach.

 *The Tribute 



  1. Congratulations! I assume Governor DeFascist was not in attendance?

    1. No he waas not - Other wise no tribute