Human Rights Commission

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Commission Information


The Human Rights Commission consists of nine members, each serving a three-year term. The Commission takes appointments into consideration on various racial, religious, economic, cultural, sex, age, physical disability, and social groups in the city.

The mission of the Human Rights Commission is to work to promote the goal of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all through outreach, advocacy, and education. 


Public Records

Meetings


The Human Rights Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at City Hall, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls Iowa 50613.

Agendas


This section contains the agendas for the Human Rights Commission of Cedar Falls.

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Minutes


This section contains the minutes for the Human Rights Commission of Cedar Falls.

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Executive Committee


Agendas


This section contains the agendas for the Executive Committee of the Human Rights Commission.

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Education Committee


Agendas


This section contains the agendas for the Executive Committee of the Human Rights Commission.

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Minutes


This section contains the minutes for the Executive Committee of the Human Rights Commission.

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Commission Members


Jordyn Beranek - Term ends 07/01/21
Melissa Heston - Term ends 07/01/21
Susan Langan - Term ends 07/01/21
Mario Basurto - Term ends 07/01/21
Teri Lynn Jorgensen - Term ends 07/01/22
David Kivett - Term ends 07/01/22
Willie B. Barney Jr. - Term ends 07/01/23
Spencer Luvert - Term ends 07/01/23
Eashaan Vajpeyi - Term ends 07/01/23

City Staff Liaison

 
Toni Babcock, Human Resources Manager, (319) 273-8600

Application(s)

Application for Appointment to City Board & Commissions

Resources

 

Iowa Civil Rights Commission (icrc.iowa.gov)
Iowa Department of Human Rights Commission (humanrights.iowa.gov)

Stay Updated


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News 

Worker Protections (05/05/21)Worker.gov was created by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide information about worker’s rights and common workplace concerns. Learn about the right to be paid property, the right to a safe and healthy workplace, the right to be treated equally, and more. Go to worker.gov or worker.gov/es (Spanish) to find information about federal labor laws that protect you at work.

U.S. DOL Efforts to Advance Racial & Social Equity in Employment for People with Disabilities National Online Dialogue (05/05/21): The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is hosting a national online dialogue to gather ideas on how to ensure racial and social equity in employment policies and programs for people with disabilities from historically underserved communities. To participate, visit racialequity.ideascale.com.

International Firefighter (05/04/21): How a Black Fireman Brought a Pole Into the Firehouse from smithsonianmag.com. View the story here