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Civil Rights Commission, Minneapolis

Carries out the City's human relations policies. Promotes civil rights and enforces the civil rights provisions of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances.


Meeting Schedule

The full commission meets the third Monday of each month. Members also serve on sub-committees and may serve on panels that hear complaints of citizens who allege violations of their civil rights.


21 (a minimum of 6 members and a maximum of 8 members shall be attorneys); 14 are appointed by the Mayor with Council approval, 7 are appointed by Council subject to the Mayor's veto.

Appointment Process

The commission uses the City's open appointment process.

Term of Appointment

3 years


$35 per monthly meeting

Residency Requirement



Civil Rights

Contact: 612-673-2507

Last updated Feb 29, 2016



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