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Human Rights Commission


The Commission's purpose is to promote and secure mutual understanding and respect among all economic, social, religious, age, ethnic, sexual, and racial groups in the city, and shall act as conciliator in controversies involving intergroup and interracial relations. The Commission shall cooperate with federal, state, and other city agencies in an effort to develop harmonious intergroup and interracial relations and shall endeavor to enlist the support of civic, religious, labor, industrial, and commercial groups and civic leaders dedicated to the improvement of intergroup and interracial relations and elimination of discriminatory practices.


Member Position Term Expires
Althia Caldwell 02/28/2022
Charley Allen 07/25/2022
Doris Saunders 11/21/2023
Gerald Washington 10/24/2023
Linda Cherry Council Representative 12/31/2022
Peggy Munke 12/10/2021
SG Carthell Chair/Treasurer 12/10/2021


Location: City Hall
Address: 500 Main Street, Murray KY
Date and Time: Second Monday of the month at 4:00PM

If you are interested in serving on this board/commission please complete an application. or if you would like more information regarding this board/commission, contact the City Clerk by email or call (270) 762-0300.

The February 15th 2021 Human Rights Commission meeting will be held via WebEx to promote safety during this pandemic. If you wish to attend, use this link to join the meeting. The lobby for the meeting will open by 4:00PM. Anyone joining the meeting must provide a full name and email address to be admitted. By default everyone entering the meeting will start muted. Please remain muted until the floor has been opened for public comment.

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Additional Information:

Upcoming Events -Fall Events
NEW Free Income Tax Preparation
Human Rights Commission Bylaws
Free Resources for Parents, Students and Teachers on Bullying
Statistics-Bullying in the Schools and in the Workplace
Murray State University, Office of Multicultural Affairs/Color Chronicles covers the City of Murray Human Rights Commission Conference which was on April 16, 2013. To see the youtube videoclick here.
Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda - February 15, 2021
Human Rights Commission Meeting Minutes - January 11, 2021

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