To advance justice and equality of all people in Des Moines.
We attempt to foster justice and equality for all people who live or visit Des Moines by creating an atmosphere of opportunity regardless of:
Age, race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, physical and mental disability or family status
We collaborate with Federal, State, and local organizations to:
· Increase awareness and enforce the laws regarding discrimination
· Initiate, receive, hear and investigate complaints of discrimination
· Provide human rights education/training to business and community groups
Residents Outside Des Moines
If you are a resident who resides outside of the City of Des Moines please click the following link to see a list of all Iowa Local Commissions.
If there is not a Local Commission located in your area, then please click the following link for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.
The Des Moines Human Rights Commission welcomes volunteers to assist in our educational efforts.
If you are interested, please contact us via E-mail.
We are here to serve you Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please see our Holiday Schedule for recognized holiday closings.
Des Moines Human Rights
Argonne Armory Building
602 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
(T) (515) 283-4284
(F) (515) 237-1408