Human Relations Commission


The Human Relations Commission of Asheville (HRCA) members will be eligible to serve two consecutive two-year terms and their duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Making policy recommendations to the City Council which promote and improve human relations and advance equity in the City
  •  Supporting the City’s Office of Equity and Inclusion
  •  Providing a forum where residents can raise issues and complaints relating to human relations in the City
  •  Engaging the community regarding the utilization of City-funded programs and policies for the promotion of human relations
  •  Promoting and improving human relations and advance equity in the following areas: public safety; educational, art and cultural opportunities; economic development; health and human services; and housing.

The Human Relations Commission of Asheville (HRCA) will be composed of fifteen members, which should reflect the groups of individuals that the human relations program is intended to protect.  City Council will endeavor to appoint city residents meeting the following criteria:

  • 6 African Americans
  • 2 Latinx individuals
  • 2 members of the LGBTQ community
  • 2 youth members, between the ages of 18 and 25
  • 2 to 3 individuals who live in public housing
  • 2 individuals with a disability
  • 3 individuals who are recognized as community leaders

Please indicate any of the above qualifications and/or any experience, knowledge and/or skills with equity on your HRCA application form.


Regular Meeting Schedule

The Human Relations Commission of Asheville meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Notice: The  Human Relations Commission meeting is scheduled for July 16, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. has been CANCELLED. 

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 166A-19.24(f) this will be a remote meeting which the public can access by any of the following means:

  • Watch live at https://www.publicinput.com/hub/88.
  • Listen live by calling 855-925-2801 Enter Code 9723
  • Live telephone comments for agenda by calling 855-925-2801 Enter Code 9723

 


Members

For current openings and application please visit The Boards and Commissions  page.

Meetings Agendas and Documents

Date
Agenda_Link_Title
Agenda_Link
Documents_Link_Title
Documents_Link
2020/07/16 07/16/2020 Agenda https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j0R7UwDyIzbjr6yeJaZY3W-ZuD0aH5jt/view?usp=sharing 07/16/2020 Documents https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NaAQp_9fMQuzL1JBSH0njakRCbS2Tzib?usp=sharing
2020/01/16 01/16/2020 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wvbtw51dYo60JnF6WV58WXNkA3wGxZI5 01/16/2020 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZPKhJpm2oeTYHqlQ4pDQpx5K4Juv8cT1
2019/11/21 11/21/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1WiDwbL1aMpu7MmszHFi7SAKmTNFJCbQk 11/21/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1u4LEDZvFHIgmDK0CK-jRmwmHdq06xC-n
2019/11/16 11/16/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1s1Ox6dfuakxXhFD15zbC7r6GHlXvnAPC 11/16/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gJa5t7TFKqC5WDh4mOafuEA8WMhTxJvX
2019/09/19 9/19/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AxYtIWeGxGvTgWH-T1reTpDZ20cD1yq5 09/19/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GM8QMEpcX5nYQOQY27B9hpXbhnY3xjt7
2019/08/15 08/15/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lDbjs8mDyMykCmKbUZRNRDvBaJoO5pVR 08/15/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=10jVb4w2bvk8fqik5QNMHQ3hYsxmjxxwi
2019/07/18 07/18/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1-aadCOoCCn8iYirpeOKPz5JuyKmAc3hm 07/18/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YC_lsabeRDHLh5uJwxY_wKSVzfHrfr6O
2019/06/20 06/20/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HUQbbZis7gz7R3XzW5Msp2IsN0yelCnr 06/20/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ydociiX6s8YFUuaB8ZpYi29OErCUh-0h
2019/05/16 5/16/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jDALR6g8ztcMpoinUSfg8yLVEaEZqMqV 5/16/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=14ytoVMGTfAQc2iuvyTWhLfRpnBVVE9Nj
2019/03/21 3/21/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=18_IpCU_yrrvJ4_kljBtTR5tgBaeGyHiZ 3/21/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1QrHjfzopvtpoqueI6Y6NQ6PTtYVz6DaB
2019/02/21 2/21/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=19harm-R9r1OoX0dhrFWcSfAm6-T2AszU 2/21/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lUm5TitSL5XZomZN2Hq4dnR8lS3B7mYi
2019/01/17 1/17/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gkOwp1WHNceXa2aBnUjd4gF3P_aKDHSj 1/17/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1X1gyrLYmj9k-v9Qr7xnOQUOAbSszkpKb

 

 


Review and Resource Documents

 

Ordinance Establishing Human Relations Committee 

HRCA Members

 


Contact Information

 

Kimberlee Archie – Director , Equity and Inclusion

828-232-4517

 


Updated 10/22/2019

 


 

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