Human Relations Commission

2019 Meetings


  • Noon to 1 p.m.  
  • January 24, April 25, July 25, and October 24
  • City Hall
    20 N 6th Street
    Council Chambers
    Lafayette, IN 47901

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

 Members Term Date
Chad Aldridge  January 1, 2022
Mary Alyce Koning Bolinger January 1, 2021
Kara Boyles January 1, 2020
Susan Brouillette, Vice Chair  January 1, 2021
Cliff Cox January 1, 2021
Michelle Reynolds January 1, 2020
Stephen Smith, Chair January 1, 2022
Cassie Wade- Secretary January 1, 2022
Joel Wright January 1, 2020

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Purpose


There is no question that the increased diversity in our city is adding a great value to our schools, businesses, and community. In an effort to better serve and to understand the issues affecting the city, we need working Commissions that are dedicated to understanding and explaining how the City of Lafayette will move forward as our demographics are changing.


The Commission


The City of Lafayette Human Relations Commission was created in 1968, and consists of 9 citizens appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

The Commission's main objectives are to end prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, and discrimination in the City of Lafayette, to encourage respect and understanding of all individuals and groups, and to investigate complaints of discrimination in the City of Lafayette.

The Commission is concerned with any discrimination based on race, sex, religion, color, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or sexual orientation, and is available to investigate discriminatory acts in the areas of employment, access to public accommodations, and the purchase or rental of housing.

Brochure


The Commission produces a brochure for citizens to review in order to help them better understand the signs of wrongful discrimination, and to help them understand if they have been discriminated against. The brochure can be downloaded online or picked up at a number of locations throughout the Lafayette Community.

File a Complaint


File a complaint with the Lafayette Human Relations Commission within 90 days of the discriminatory act. You may download the complaint by using the links below:
Please contact the City of Lafayette at 765-807-1090 or hrhelpdesk@lafayette.in.gov if you have any questions or concerns about the complaint process.

Commission Brochure Locations

Location Address Phone Number
Area IV 660 N. 36th Street 765-447-7683
Bauer Family Resources
330 Fountain Street
765-742-5046
Black Cultural Center 1100 3rd St 765-494-3092
Hanna Community Center
     (Northend)
1201 N 18th Street
765-742-0791
Lafayette Housing Authority
2601 Greenbush St.

765-771-1300
Lafayette Urban Ministries
420 N 4th Street
765-423-2691
LARA 1100 Elizabeth St 765-476-2920
Legal Aid Corporation of
Tippecanoe County
212 N 5th Street
765-742-1086
Legal Services Program of
Northern Indiana, Inc.
639 Columbia Street
765-423-5327
McAllister Community Center
2351 N 20th Street
765-467-4586
Social Security Administration 10 S 2nd Street 888-884-0522
Valley Oaks 310 Main Street 765-446-6400
YMCA 3001 S Creasy Lane 765-474-3448
YWCA of Greater Lafayette
605 N 6th Street
765-742-0075