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Human Relations Commission

Promoting human dignity, equal opportunity, mutual respect and harmony

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.

Interested in Serving?
If you would like to be considered for service on the Human Relations Commission, please complete the online interest form.




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


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

Staff Liaison



Meeting Information

Meets the second Thursday of each month 

In observance of Veterans Day, the next Human Relations Commission meeting will be moved to Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The public is invited to attend. Join us on Zoom! 

All meetings will be held using Zoom, a free video-conferencing software. No in-person meetings will be held until further notice. 

The public can join the meeting on Zoom or via phone at 1-301-715-8592 with the Webinar ID 842 7921 7143

Agendas and Minutes 
View agenda for upcoming meetings


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

Read the Human Relations Commission FY21 Workplan 

Social Equity Book Club - January 20

The Raleigh Department of Equity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Raleigh Human Relations Commission, will host the first Social Equity Book Club event of 2022 focused on Heather McGhee's book titled, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.

Thursday, January 20, 2022
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. via Zoom
To register, please click here! 

Schedule to Appear Before Commission

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