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The City of Ypsilanti has several vacancies on its Human Relations Commission. For more information, please visit the Boards and Commissions page. If you are interested in serving on the Commission, please see the application.
Human Relations Commission Mission:The Ypsilanti Human Relations Commission was created in 1994 by the City Charter and codified by City Council in 1995, to ensure full access to human and civil rights of the people for Ypsilanti. Its nine voting members and two youth members are Ypsilanti residents appointed for three-year and one-year terms respectively, by the Mayor and City Council. Ypsilanti’s Non-Discrimination Ordinance prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. No person may be denied their civil or political rights or be discriminated against because of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, disability status, familial status, educational association, source of income, height or weight. (Ypsilanti Code of Ordinances, Chapter 58, Article III, Division 1, Sec. 58-61)
Membership EligibilityMust be a resident/business owner in the city for at least two years. Or Council must determine your expertise is essential and not available in an applicant that meets the qualifications above. Must be eligible to vote in the state if not applying for youth membership.
For additional information, please contact the Clerk Office (734-483-1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org)