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Lancaster City Human Relations Commission

The Lancaster City Human Relations Commission positively promotes the cause of human rights in the City of Lancaster by working to eliminate discrimination through citizen action, education, and enforcement.  The Commission promotes equal access to the social, cultural, recreational and economic life of our City by administering and enforcing the City's Human Relations ordinance.

This ordinance provides for the equal treatment of all persons in employment practices, access to housing and commercial property, education, public accommodations, lending practices and real estate practices in the City of Lancaster without regard to:
-  Sexual orientation or gender identity
-  Familial, marital status, or pregnancy
-  Guide dog or support animal
-  Race, color, religion, ancestry, or national origin
-  Gender, including sexual harassment
-  Age
-  Handicap or disability
-  Possession of GED

To submit a complaint to the Lancaster City Human Relations Commission, print and complete the following:

Lancaster City Human Relations Complaint Form

Notice and Verification Form

After you have completed complaint and verification forms mail to:
Lancaster City Human Relations Commission
Jeanne Dailey, Investigator
P.O. Box 8292 
Lancaster, PA 17604-8292

For more information call 717-735-6250.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER (the Commissioners) WILL HOLD THEIR MEETINGS TWICE PER CALENDAR YEAR, OR AS NECESSARY, ON THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH THROUGHOUT 2016 IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL ANNEX, (East Marion Street entrance) 120 NORTH DUKE STREET, LANCASTER, PA. AT 6 PM. THE REMAINING MEETING DATES FOR 2016 ARE AS FOLLOWS: 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

All locations are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Any person with a disability who will require an accommodation of some type while attending any of these public meetings should notify the City's ADA/Section 504 Compliance Coordinator at least 48 hours in advance of each meeting so that the appropriate accommodation can be arranged. 

ANY RESCHEDULED OR ADDITIONAL SPECIAL MEETINGS OF CITY COUNCIL WILL BE ADVERTISED ACCORDINGLY.