There is currently one vacancy with a term ending Jan. 1, 2020. The commission meets once a month for regularly scheduled meetings.
- Planning programs and activities designed to eliminate discrimination
- Educating the public about unlawful discrimination and civil rights
- Reviews and makes recommendations to the Iowa City City Council for funding selections on the Social Justice and Racial Equity Grant
Those interested in the position must live in Iowa City and be at least 18 years old. State law requires commissions to be balanced according to gender. There are currently 3 men and 5 women on the human rights commission.
Applications are due Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by 5 p.m. Forms are available online at icgov.org/boardscommissionsandcommittees and can be completed and submitted online, or printed and delivered to the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City.
More information about the Iowa City Human Rights Commission can be found online at icgov.org.