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Human Rights Commission


Purpose:

The Commission's purpose is to promote and secure mutual understanding and respect among all economic, social, religious, age, ethnic, sexual, and racial groups in the city, and shall act as conciliator in controversies involving intergroup and interracial relations. The Commission shall cooperate with federal, state, and other city agencies in an effort to develop harmonious intergroup and interracial relations and shall endeavor to enlist the support of civic, religious, labor, industrial, and commercial groups and civic leaders dedicated to the improvement of intergroup and interracial relations and elimination of discriminatory practices.

Membership:


Member Position Term Expires
Charley Allen 07/25/2022
Althia Caldwell 02/28/2025
SG Carthell Chair/Treasurer 12/10/2024
Linda Cherry Council Representative 12/31/2022
Cui Liu 05/13/2023
Peggy Munke 12/10/2024
Doris Saunders 11/21/2023
Gerald Washington 10/24/2023

Meetings:

Location: City Hall
Address: 500 Main Street, Murray KY
Date and Time: Second Monday of the month at 4:00PM

If you are interested in serving on this board/commission please complete an application. or if you would like more information regarding this board/commission, contact the City Clerk by email or call (270) 762-0300.

Note:The Human Rights Commission meetings are currently held via WebEx to promote safety during the pandemic. If you wish to attend, send an email to the City Clerk to request an invitation. The lobby for the meeting will open by 4:00PM. Anyone joining the meeting must provide a full name and email address to be admitted. By default, everyone entering the meeting will start muted. Please remain muted until the floor has been opened for public comment.

Any questions/concerns should be sent to humanrightscommission@murrayky.gov. Emails sent to this address will automatically be forwarded to the board members.

Additional Information:

NEW Free Income Tax Preparation
Human Rights Commission Bylaws
Free Resources for Parents, Students and Teachers on Bullying
Statistics-Bullying in the Schools and in the Workplace
Murray State University's Office of Multicultural Affairs/Color Chronicles covered the City of Murray Human Rights Commission Conference which was on April 16, 2013. To see the YouTube video, click here.
Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda - May 9, 2022
Human Rights Commission Meeting Minutes - March 14, 2022

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