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Human Relations Commission

Promoting human dignity, equal opportunity, mutual respect and harmony




Raleigh Pathways Center
900 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601


Mailing Address:
Human Relations 
P.O. Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602

Staff Liaison



More Information

The Human Relations Commission works to promote human dignity, equal opportunity and harmony among Raleigh residents. The commission also promotes activities and programs for residents without regard to race, color, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, or national origin. The commission sponsors a number of activities that promote diversity and human relations.

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public. 

*Note: Scheduled meetings and locations are listed on the event calendar. Schedules may vary due to holidays and cancellations. 

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Public Comment via Phone

In addition to in-person public comment, the Human Relations Commission also provides a telephone option. To leave a public comment for the Human Relations Commission via phone, call 855-925-2801 and enter code 8543.  Voicemails are accepted for a period of 4 days prior to the Commission's meeting. 

The Human Relations Commission’s public comment line opens at 5 p.m. on the Saturday prior to the meeting and closes at 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before the Board’s regular monthly meeting. Please note that 1 comment is allowed per person per meeting and the limit for public comments is 3 minutes.


The Commission sponsors a number of activities that promote diversity and human relations. Among them:

Read the Human Relations Commission FY22 Workplan

Mayor's Unity Day 2022

Schedule to Appear Before Commission

If you would like to schedule an appearance before the Commission, contact the City staff liaison via email or phone 919-996-5740.

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