Human Relations Commission
DutiesThe Human Relations Commission was established by City Council to enhance the acceptance and respect for diversity through educational programs and activities, and to embrace inclusion of individuals reflective of characteristics such as race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, physical abilities/qualities, sex, sexual /affectional orientation, age, culture, different ideas and perspectives, familial status, immigration status, geopgraphic background, marital status, national origin, religious and spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic status, and veteran status. The Commission often coordinates these efforts with other City boards and commissions, community groups and organizations. The Commission also oversees the Citizen Liaison Program, and presents the annual Human Relations Award to recognize those citizens who have advanced the cause of human rights through their volunteer efforts.
HRC is proud to announce FOCO Speaks Out!
- An event designed to make a difference. Free and open to the public.
- Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine Street. Doors Open 6:00 p.m.presentations at 7:00 p.m.
- Powerful Ted-Talk inspired presentations by individuals who are leading the way on diversity and equity. Music and Art interludes will complete this inspiratonal evening.
Recommended QualificationsNo special skills required; interest and desire to promote goals outlined above desirable.
Meeting ScheduleSecond Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. | View meeting schedule
Meeting LocationCouncil Information Center, City Hall West, 300 LaPorte Ave.
Time Commitment6-8 hours/month
December 31, 2017 - Victor Smith, Nancy Tellez and Vacant
December 31, 2018 - Jimena Sagas
December 31, 2019 - Colleen Conway and Johanna Ulloa Giron
December 31, 2020 - Joe Somodi, Kimberly Allison, and Susan Mathre
Council LiaisonBob Overbeck