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Human Relations Commission
“To actively promote respect for human rights and cultural diversity, to foster mutual self-respect and understanding, and promote amicable relations among all Adrian residents”.
The Human Relations Commission meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00pm, in the City Chambers Building, at 159 East Maumee Street, Adrian, Michigan 49221.
GOALS & OBJECTIVES
• To be a vital resource for information to the Adrian community.
• To work towards the establishment of a sense of belonging for all members of the community.
• To foster respect for the differences of others and work to guarantee equal rights for all.
• To be a catalyst for open discussion and problem solving regarding issues of human rights.
• To support community-based activities and the expansion of existing programs which promote acceptance and highlights the contributions of diverse groups in the community.
• To offer educational programs that will contribute to carrying out the purposes and provisions of the Human Relations Commission.
• To work to ensure equal opportunity for all Adrian residents.
• To strive to eliminate prejudice, intolerance, discrimination, and combat all forms of bigotry in the community.
• Investigate discriminatory practices or the denial of full and equal accommodations, including but not limited to employment and housing.
• To develop research tools to measure and study the impact of the work on community relations.
SERVICES & SUPPORT
The Human Relations Commission offers the following services and support to Adrian residents:
Diversity and Multicultural Competence Training
Educational Programming including:
• Film Discussions
• Youth Programming
• Senior Support
Referrals to additional resources and appropriate agencies
Human Relations Commission Brochure
Individuals seeking investigation of discriminatory or prejudicial practices may submit concerns to:
City of Adrian
ATTN: Human Relations Commission
135 E. Maumee St.
Adrian, MI 49221