Welcome to the Evansville, Indiana - Human Relations Commission
Human Relations Commission
209 Civic Center Complex
1 N.W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, Indiana 47708
Phone: (812) 436-4927
Fax: (812) 436-4929
TDD Hearing Impaired: (812) 436-4928
The Human Relations Commission investigates charges of discrimination within Vanderburgh County and the City of Evansville in areas of employment, education, credit, public accommodations and housing.
The ordinance empowering the commission is similar to the Indiana State Civil Rights Act and provides protection for individuals based on their race, color, religion, handicap and gender. Charges must be filed within 90 days of an alleged discriminatory act occurring. The Commission is comprised of a 11 member board who are Vanderburgh County residents and are appointed for a two year term by government officials. There are five staff members consisting of three investigators, a secretary and the executive director.
You can download an informative brochure about the Human Relations Commission by clicking here.