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2019 Laws Award Winner and Art and Essay Contests Winners

The Columbus Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce Fr. Clement T. Davis (“Fr. Clem”) as the recipient of its 2019 William R. Laws Human Rights Award. Fr. Clem will be honored at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting, which will be held on June 20, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at The Commons, 300 Washington Street. [...]

2019 Laws Award Winner and Art and Essay Contests Winners2019-06-03T09:40:45-05:00

2019 Annual Dinner Meeting

The Columbus Human Rights Commission invites the public to hear a moderated discussion on immigration featuring Dr. Neeraj Kaushal and Ms. Angela Adams on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting to be held at The Commons, 300 Washington Street, at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Kaushal is a professor of social policy and [...]

2019 Annual Dinner Meeting2019-06-03T09:41:44-05:00

2019 William R. Laws Human Rights Award

The Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations from the public for the William R. Laws Human Rights Award. The recipient will be a member, a group of members from the community, or a community organization who have made a substantial contribution to the community of Columbus in any area(s) of human equality. The most recent [...]

2019 William R. Laws Human Rights Award2019-03-05T09:28:42-05:00

2019 J. Irwin Miller Art & Benjamin M. King Essay Contests

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2019      CONTACT: Aida J. Ramírez Director Human Rights Commission (812) 376-2532  2019 ART and ESSAY CONTESTS The Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the 2019 J. Irwin Miller Art Contest and the Benjamin M. King Essay Contest. Each year, we provide students with historical context [...]

2019 J. Irwin Miller Art & Benjamin M. King Essay Contests2019-02-13T15:19:25-05:00

Winners of the 2018 J. Irwin Miller Art and Benjamin M. King Essay Contests

The Columbus Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the student winners of the 2018 J. Irwin Miller Art and Benjamin M. King Essay Contests. The winners will be honored at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting, which will be held on May 17, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at The Commons, 300 Washington Street. The theme [...]

Winners of the 2018 J. Irwin Miller Art and Benjamin M. King Essay Contests2018-04-25T09:10:39-05:00

2019 Annual Dinner Meeting

The Columbus Human Rights Commission invites the public to hear a moderated discussion on immigration featuring Dr. Neeraj Kaushal and Ms. Angela Adams on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting to be held at The Commons, 300 Washington Street, at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Kaushal is a professor of social policy and [...]

2019 Annual Dinner Meeting2019-05-20T16:52:46-05:00

2018 Commission Re-appointments

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Columbus City Council reappointed three Human Rights Commissioners to three-year terms including Greg Lewis, Tony McClendon, and John Stroh. Commissioner Greg Lewis was first appointed to the Commission in 2005, and he currently works as the chair of the social studies department at Columbus East High School and Central [...]

2018 Commission Re-appointments2018-04-06T15:40:56-05:00

Community Police Review Board

The City has established the Community Police Review Board ("CPRB") in an effort to foster transparency, gain community trust and respond to the needs of residents as they relate to the Columbus Police Department. The Columbus Human Rights Commission provides technical assistance and the Board of Public Works and Safety is the administrative body that [...]

Community Police Review Board2018-03-19T14:47:58-05:00

Experiencing Our Town

http://immigrantwomen.businesscatalyst.com/index.html In words and photos, immigrant women convey their feelings about their new lives in our amazing city. The project was conducted by faculty and staff from Indiana University - Purdue University Columbus and supported with a Welcoming Community Arts & Culture Grant from the Heritage Fund: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County.

Experiencing Our Town2017-12-26T08:09:17-05:00