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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
Charley Allen-Dunn 07/25/2025
Althia Caldwell 02/28/2025
SG Carthell Chair/Treasurer 12/10/2024
Linda Cherry Council Representative 12/31/2024
Cui Liu 05/13/2026
Peggy Munke 12/10/2024
Mignon Rutledge 11/21/2026
Kevin Spengler 10/24/2026


Location: City Hall
Address: 500 Main Street, Murray KY
Date and Time: Second Monday of the month at 4:30PM

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.

Any questions/concerns should be sent to humanrightscommission@murrayky.gov. Emails sent to this address will automatically be forwarded to the Chair of the commission and the City Clerk.

Additional Information:

2022 Pride Month Proclamation
Human Rights Commission Bylaws
Human Rights Commission Meeting Agenda - January 8, 2024
Human Rights Commission Meeting Minutes - Oct 16, 2023
Archived Agendas and Minutes

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