MISSION: The purpose of the Human Rights Commission is to help eliminate prejudice and discrimination due to race, sex, religion, age,...
MISSION: The purpose of the Human Rights Commission is to help eliminate prejudice and discrimination due to race, sex, religion, age, or disability and to safeguard the rights of all citizens as defined by law.
The Human Rights Commission also serves as the City’s Fair Housing Board with respect to discrimination complaints as they relate to housing issues.
The Human Rights Commission has three primary roles:
1. To receive and review complaints regarding alleged discriminatory actions and to mediate disputes that arise from those complaints.
2. Serve as a clearing house for information and referral to State and Federal agencies which deal with human rights matters.
3. Review City related policies and procedures regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity practices, contracting/procurement procedures, and other areas related to human rights issues and city policies.