League of Minnesota Human Rights www.leagueofmn.org
The League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions provides advocacy, advice and guidance to City, County, State as well as other Municipal agencies pursuant to their ordinances or resolutions in the area of human and civil rights.
To assist the Minnesota Department of Human Rights carry out the purposes set forth by statue 363A, and to develop partnerships with all divisions within state government and other entities involved in human and civil rights.
Founded in 1971, the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions is the only non-governmental agency that shares a unique partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
History reflects the League's membership was primarily city-created human rights commissions, however in March of 2016 the board amended its by-laws to include other organizations and individuals who have met the criteria set forth by the board.
If you are interested in serving your community by becoming a member of the League, please send your resume to the President at firstname.lastname@example.org
League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions
4100 Lakeview Avenue North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422-2208
2015-2016 Essay Contest
President: David A. Singleton
Essay Contest Committee Members:
Commissioner Linda Freemon
Commissioner: Gwen Willems
Essay Contest Winners:
1st Place: Diana Cagigas, Moundsview, MN
2nd Place: Ava Corey-Gruenes, Albert Lea, MN
3rd Place: Kirsten Cranor, Winona, MN
Honorable Mention: Rachel Hohensee, New Ulm, MN
Special Thank You to Deputy Commissioner Shipchandler with Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Thanks to the City of Brooklyn Park and the Brooklyn Park Police Department
Sgt. Dave Christiansen
Mirror performed by Lalah Hathaway