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.


  1. Agendas & Minutes
  2. Members
  3. Contact

Agendas and minutes are available prior to the meetings. Draft minutes are also available.


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.