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Human Rights Commission

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One Community One Team - 2018 HRC Poster Contest Winner

2019 "Community of Many Colors" winning poster by Nolan Horn from Turtle Lake Elementary.

Renee Eisenbeisz, Assistant to the City Manager

 651.490.4613 | E-mail Renee

The Shoreview Human Rights Commission advises and aids the City of Shoreview by establishing and promoting a community standard of equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination. We envision a community where all people are welcomed, valued, and respected; where each person feels at home.

The HRC's responsibilities include:

  • Developing educational programs and increasing awareness
  • Coordinating efforts with neighboring human rights commissions
  • Advising and recommending items related to human relations and civil rights problems
  • Providing direction and support to people or organizations on:
    • Civil and human rights
    • Identifying responsibilities to bridge cultural and other differences

    Meeting Schedule

    Fourth Wednesday, 7 pm


    • Katy Gibbs, Co-Chair
    • Ben Schwanke, Co-Chair
    • Richard Bokovoy
    • Elaine Carnahan
    • Mark Hodkinson
    • Mary Johnson
    • Gene Nichols
    • Lisa Wedell Ueki
    • Julie B. Williams
    • Claudia Seyfarth, Student representative
    • Vibhaa Venkat, Student representative
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