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The Commission holds monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. Special meetings are held as needed. The meetings are open to the public. The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities.
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Term: 01/01/16 - 12/31/18, Eliza Jane Willis - Chair
Term: 01/01/16 - 12/31/18, Joe Coulter
Term: 01/01/16 - 12/31/18, Adil D. Adams
Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Jeff Falk
Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Tahuanty Pena
Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Barbara Kutzko
Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Bijou Maliabo
Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Cathy McGinnis
Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Jonathon Munoz
Number of members
Duties of the Commission include:
- Disseminating information to educate the public on illegal discrimination and civil rights, such as organizing and facilitating educational public forums that address one or more of the broad range of topics included within the rubric of human rights
- Making recommendations to the City Council for such further legislation concerning discrimination as it may deem necessary and desirable
- Cooperating within the limits of any appropriations made for its operation with other agencies or organizations both public and private whose purposes are not inconsistent with those of Title 2 of the City Code (Human Rights Ordinance)
- Planning programs and activities designed to eliminate racial, religious, cultural and other intergroup tensions including but not limited to sex, color, creed, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age and national origin.