Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission

Receives and investigates discrimination complaints, formulates a comprehensive education program to eliminate discrimination, and recommends ways to discourage prejudice. Name changed to the Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission , Ord. # 15,283, May 19, 2014, Roll Call No. 14-0779.

General Requirements

GENDER BALANCE REQUIRED - Seven members broadly representative of the community.

Professional Requirements


Membership Term Information

Three Year

Term Limits

Term limits apply

Term Expiration

First Monday in April

Meeting Information


Meeting Frequency

Second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, and November

Meeting Time

4:30 PM

Meeting Location

City Hall, Council Chambers
400 Robert D. Ray Drive, 2nd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309

City Staff

Eman Mahgoub 515-283-4284