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Commission on Human Rights

Ron Rogers Resolution - Community Human Rights Champion

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WHEREAS: Ron Rogers has displayed immense dedication, and admirable compassion to the County of Sonoma; and

WHEREAS: Ron Rogers has shown true leadership in his direction of the film, “3 Seconds in October: The Shooting of Andy Lopez”; and

WHEREAS: Ron Rogers has contributed to the healing of local communities by giving a clear depiction of events that took place on October 22, 2013, further holding law enforcement accountable to promised reform that will positively impact those they serve; and

WHEREAS: Ron Rogers exhibited true courage in advocating for transparency on behalf of the public;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights hereby honors Ron Rogers with great appreciation, and recognition and conveys upon him the honorary title of Community Human Rights Champion.

The resolution passed on a 9-0-2 vote. One Commissioner abstained and two Commissioners were absent.