Human Rights Commission
The Human Rights Commission addresses illegal discrimination that occurs in the City of Des Moines in the areas of employment, housing, municipal practices and public accommodations.
Filing a Complaint
As an impartial investigative agency, the commission determines through investigation, if a person was treated unfairly in violation of the City Code. This includes intake, filing, mediation, investigation, conciliation, and litigation.
Education and Training
The Des Moines Human Rights Commission provides training regarding discrimination law and issues in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodation. Presentations are available for a wide variety of age groups.