Human Rights Commission
Lafayette City Council created the Human Rights Commission (HRC) in 2016. The HRC is committed to evaluating City of Lafayette government, programs and processes with an inclusive lens, with a goal of fostering equity, social justice, and freedom from fear of persecution based on race, religious belief, country of origin, sexual or gender identity, physical ability or age.
Meeting time, dates, and location are subject to periodic changes: please view the most recent agenda or City Meetings Calendar before attending to confirm all details, including how to connect to virtual meetings.
- 7pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month
- Location: meetings be held virtually, or in person at the Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Road, Lafayette, CO 80026.
|Name||Title||Term Ending Date|
|Elizabeth Lichtenstein||Vice Chair||06/2026|
|Saul Tapia Vega||Commissioner||10/2026|
|City Council Liaison|
|Melissa Hisel||Staff Liaison|
The group meets monthly in order to:
- Make recommendations to City Council on ways to improve inclusivity and diversity in the City of Lafayette.
- Facilitate community conversations on issues and/or occurrences of division and conflict in the City of Lafayette, and to make recommendations for ways to resolve and eliminate these.
- Research, study, and make recommendations to City Council and staff regarding federal, state, or local government actions that may have an effect on diversity and inclusiveness in the City of Lafayette.