Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission advises the City Council on problems among individuals and groups within the community regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, economic or educational status. 

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Notes from the Chair:

The Carbondale City Council created the Human Relations Commission to make recommendations to the Council that improve community life for all residents.  Residents who have ideas for improving City services, experience unfair treatment or want suggestions regarding how to address a frustrating situation are encouraged to attend a Commission meeting or contact the Commission through its website.  The Commission meets at 5 p.m. on the first Monday of each month in Room 103 of City Hall.  

Community Groups with Similar Focus:

  • Study Circle Groups address issues of relevance to improving human relations in Carbondale. 
  • Carbondale Conversations for Community Action takes part in meaningful dialogue and recommends actions to the Human Relations Commission.
  • Neighborhood Action Group promotes, preserves and revitalizes Carbondale’s neighborhoods. 
  • Nonviolent Carbondale is a coalition that organizes and supports activities that foster nonviolent and compassionate interactions in the community. 
  • Arbor District Neighborhood Association seeks to preserve and foster community through advocacy and communication of neighborhood issues.
  • Northwest Carbondale Neighborhood Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historic heritage of the northwest section of Carbondale.
  • Racial Justice Coalition focuses on the industrial contamination of a black Carbondale neighborhood and its ongoing cleanup, racial inequality in policing and the courts. 

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  • Thanksgiving at the Newman Center in Carbondale

  • HRC Promotes SIU Recreation Day

  • Police and Community Together at Kids Fair

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