The Iowa City Human Rights Commission is seeking applicants to fill one unexpired term, with the term ending December 31, 2023. Service is on a volunteer basis and the group meets monthly.

Duties of the Commission involve educating the public on civil and human rights, including planning programs and activities to eliminate unlawful discrimination. The Commission also makes recommendations to the City Council for Social Justice and Racial Equity Grant funding, as well as for additional local legislation as it relates to discrimination.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Iowa City. Applications are available online, or in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 410 E. Washington St.

Completed applications are due to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

State law requires that most boards and commissions be gender-balanced.

For questions, contact Equity Director Stefanie Bowers at 319-356-5022 or email

Date of publication

Friday, March 12, 2021