Human Relations Commission

  • About the Commission

    The Human Relations Commission is responsible for the promotion of equal rights and opportunities in the City.  It is responsible for the enforcement of the City’s Human Rights Ordinance and serves as the hearing board for complaints of violation of the Ordinance that cannot be conciliated by staff.  The Commission also advises the City Council on human rights and equal opportunity issues.

    The Commission consists of nine members that are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Council.  Each member serves a three-year term.

    Learn more about the Human Relations Commission.

    Human Relations Commission Bylaws


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  • Commission Members

    MemberContact InformationService BeganTerm BeganTerm Expires
    Demario Turner
    demario.turner@champaignil.govJanuary 2017July 2020June 2023
    Barbara Bressnerbarbara.bressner@champaignil.govJuly 2015July 2019June 2022
    Willie G. Comer, Jr.willie.comer@champaignil.govNovember 2015July 2020June 2023
    Prince F. Robertson, M.S. Ed.prince.robertson@champaignil.govDecember 2020July 2020June 2023
    Ahmed Tahaahmed.taha@champaignil.govJuly 2019July 2019June 2022
    Taylor Denttaylor.dent@champaignil.govJuly 2021July 2021June 2024
    Joseph Gamezjoseph.gamez@champaignil.govJuly 2021July 2021June 2024
    Dr. Lisa Liggins-Chamberslisa.liggins-chambers@champaignil.govJuly 2021July 2020June 2023
    Youth Commissioner
    Montez Dubose
    montez.dubose@champaignil.govJuly 2021July 2021June 2022
  • Staff Support

    Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights

    Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights
    102 N. Neil St.
    Champaign, IL 61820

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