The Iowa City Human Rights Commission is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies. Each vacancy is a full term that starts January 1, 2022, and runs through December 31, 2024. Service is on a volunteer basis. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

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 relating to unlawful discrimination.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Iowa City. Applications are available online.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021.

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

Date of publication

Monday, November 01, 2021