Upcoming Human Rights Commission Events


Public meeting 

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.


October 15, 2019

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Staff contact 

Stefanie Bowers

Board Members

 Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Jeff Falk              

Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Tahuanty Pena - Chair

Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/19, Barbara Kutzko 

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Bijou Maliabo - Vice Chair

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Cathy McGinnis

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/20, Commission Vacancy

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Adil Adams

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Jessica Ferdig

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/21, Noemi Ford



Contact staff

Number of members 


Appointed by 

City Council


Three years


Duties of the Commission include:

  1. 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
  2. Making recommendations to the City Council for such further legislation concerning discrimination as it may deem necessary and desirable
  3. 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)
  4. 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.

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