The Tempe Human Relations Commission advises the Mayor and City Council and assists City departments in promoting mutual understanding and respect among the many groups of people who live, work and spend time in our community. (City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, Division 6)
The Human Relations Commission advises the Mayor and City Council and assists City departments:
- on ways to eliminate prejudice and discrimination; on ways in which people from different cultural backgrounds can be made to feel at home in the community; and,
- on ways in which information on human relations topics can be disseminated, including conducting surveys and studies, convening forums, seminars and workshops, and sponsoring special event and award recognitions.
The Human Relations Commission is composed of 11 members who are Tempe residents. Terms are for three years.
The Human Relations Commission usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6: p.m., in the Tempe City Hall third floor executive conference room, 31 E. Fifth St., Tempe.