Pueblo Human Relations Commission
The Board of County Commissioners by Resolution No 01-152 approved and entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Pueblo to create a separate legal entity to develop, implement, and administer a human relations commission within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City and the County of Pueblo Colorado.
The Commission is a 15-member board that: Advocates on behalf of all Pueblo County residents; Arbitrates discrimination complaints i.e., fair housing and civil rights; Oversees cultural awareness training/education workshops; Sponsors forums for residents to express ideas and contribute toward the common objectives of the commission.
The Board of County Commissioners appoints 5 members, City Council appoints 5 members, City and County jointly appoints 5 members.
The Human Relations Commission serves as an instrumentality through which the City and the County of Pueblo may officially encourage and bring about mutual understanding and respect for all persons of any race, creed, color, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin throughout Pueblo County, and helps give effect to equal rights for all persons as assured by the federal and state constitutions and laws.
For more information about the commission, please contact 719-542-0112; 1243 E. Routt Avenue, Pueblo CO 81004