The Human Rights Commission consists of 11 members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Common Council. This council is a broad representation of the religious, racial, ethnic, economic, educational and other groups existing within the community. One member of the Human Right Commission is a sitting member of the Common Council.
The Commission Serves the citizens of Kokomo in Unlawful discriminatory practices, consisting of : The exclusion of a person from or failure or refusal to extend to a person equal opportunities because of race, religion, color, sex, familial status, handicap/disability, national origin or ancestry, or the promotion of racial segregation in any manner, is hereby declared to be illegal.
Unlawful discriminatory practices shall include, but are not limited to: housing, financial, employment, Labor organizations, Apprenticeship or training, Employment agencies or Public accommodations.
For more information on the Human Rights Commission see the City of Kokomo Common Council- Ordinances- Title III Administration - Boards and Commissions or call us at (765) 456-7440.