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Human Rights Commission

Contact: Tracey Bradford
414 E 12th Street
4th Floor
Kansas City, MO
64106

816-513-1812
Tracey.Bradford@kcmo.org
 
Description: The Human Rights Commission is a seven-member entity that reviews a variety of civil and human rights complaints. Members are appointed by the Mayor. The commission is authorized by state statue RSMO 213.020 and 213.135 to hear complaints that violate RSMO Chapter 213 in accordance with procedures set forth by the statue. Commission members are empowered to (1) develop task forces (e.g. education, labor, religion, hate and bias crimes, etc.); (2) work with civil rights and community organizations to review patterns of discrimination and hate crimes in Kansas City; and (3) hold hearings regarding issues on general or specific civil and human rights affecting citizens. This is a brief overview of the mission of the Human Rights Commission. APPOINTMENT PROCESS: Mayor makes all 7 appointments from the City at-large. NUMBER OF CITY MEMBERS: 7 TERM: 3 years
Conflict of Interest Required:  Yes

Board Members
MemberStatusExpiration Date
Eddie Lorenzo Appointed 10/24/2021
Michael Lewis Nominated 9/13/2021
Christopher Huff Appointed 10/24/2021
Nancy Olivares Nominated 8/27/2019
Kelly Kendall Appointed 10/24/2021
Eric Hurtt Appointed 3/22/2022
Mary Jane McQueeny Appointed 8/27/2019



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November 2019
DateNameTimeStatusAgendaMinutes
11/5/2019 Human Rights Commission 12:00 PM Scheduled

January 2019
DateNameTimeStatusAgendaMinutes
1/17/2019 Human Rights Commission 12:00 PM Scheduled