Human Relations Commission

Members of the Swarthmore Human Relations Commission:
Melissa Kennedy, Chair (e-mail:
Jasmeet Ahuja 
Shaun Eyring 
Kourtney Knop 
Jennifer TerMatt  

New from the HRC!

Making a Homeplace:  Stories from the Historically Black Neighborhood of Swarthmore.  Click here to view this project from Swarthmore resident Jeannine Osayande, sponsored by People's Light.

LGBTQ Resources 


Virtual programs:

Swarthmore Public Library

Free Library of Philadelphia


Selected reading from the Rainbow Roundtable-American Library Association: (kids and teens)  (adults)


LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History from the National Park Service.

Lambda Legal: national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ people everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.


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Virtual Pride Events


Philly-area LGBTQ advocacy and support organizations: