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Human Rights Board

Information about the Albuquerque Human Rights Board.


All members shall be named by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. The Mayor shall endeavor in all appointments to create and maintain a Board broadly representative of the city population, and in particular, its racial, ethnic and cultural spectrum.


HRB Declaration of Policy

Pursuant to Article VIII of The Albuquerque City Charter, in order to assure the public safety, public health and general welfare, to:

  1. Preserve, protect, and promote human rights and human dignity;
  2. Promote and encourage the recognition and exercise of human responsibility;
  3. Protect and promote equality of access to public goods and services; and
  4. Prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age or physical handicap, including, but not limited to the following area:
    1. in places of public accommodations;
    2. In housing accommodations; and
    3. In commercial space.

View the ordinance creating the Human Rights Board.


2023 Human Rights Board Resolution


View Upcoming HRB Meetings

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City of Albuquerque, should contact the Office of Civil Rights at 505-768-4595 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

2023 Schedule, Agenda & Meeting Minutes 

Meeting minutes are posted after the Board approves them. 

January 19, 2023 Agenda - January 19, 2023 Minutes

February 16, 2023 Agenda - February 16, 2023 Minutes

March 16, 2023 Agendathe meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum

April 20, 2023, at 5 pm, Agenda - April 20, 2023 Minutes

May 18, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - Minutes

June 15, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - Minutes

July 20, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - July 20, 2023 Minutes

August 17, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - Minutes

September 21, 2023, at 5 pm Agenda -  Minutes

October 19, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - Minutes

November 16, 2023, at 5 pm - Agenda - Minutes