Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission Belief Statement
We believe in equality with respect and justice for all.
Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Vision Statement
The Des Moines Human Rights Commission is recognized for its excellence in education, advocacy, community engagement and investigations of civil rights violations creating a city which is a beacon of human rights and equality for all, with a culture of inclusiveness, respect and peace.
Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission Mission Statement
To advance justice, promote equality and ensure the protection of human rights for all people in Des Moines through investigation, education, advocacy and community engagement.
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.
Argonne Armory Building
602 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
(T) (515) 283-4284
(F) (515) 237-1408