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Human Rights Board

Information about the Albuquerque Human Rights Board.

Membership

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.

 

Description

Pursuant to Article VIII of The Albuquerque City Charter & the Albuquerque Code of ordinances § 11-3, in order to assure the public safety, public health and general welfare, the Purpose of the Albuquerque Human Rights Board is to:

  • Preserve, protect, and promote human rights and human dignity;
  • Promote and encourage the recognition and exercise of human responsibility;
  • Protect and promote equality of access to public goods and services; and
  • Prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and source of income* in the at least the following areas:
    1. in places of public accommodations;
    2. In housing accommodations; and
    3. In commercial space.

View Albuquerque’s Human Rights Ordinance

Recent Documents

2024-01 Human Rights Board Resolution

2024-02 Human Rights Board Resolution

Meetings

Human Rights Board Notice of Public Hearing on Anti-homelessness Sentiment and Discrimination Based on Housing Status, Español, Tiếng Việt: June 22, 2024

The Albuquerque Human Rights Board, pursuant to Section 5 (E) of the Albuquerque Human Rights Ordinance, will hold a public hearing in the community room of the International District Public Library, located at 7601 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024. The Board will hear public testimony on experience(s) of intergroup hostility and tension between people experiencing homelessness and people without such experience as stated in Section 5 (A) HRB Resolution No. 2024-01.

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.

2024 Schedule, Agenda & Meeting Minutes 

Meeting minutes are posted after the Board approves them. 

January 18, agenda | January 18, minutes

January 22 Special Meeting agenda - the meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum

January 25 Special Meeting agenda - the meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum

January 30 Special Meeting agenda - the meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum

February 6 Special Meeting agenda - the meeting was canceled due to a lack of quorum

February 15 agenda | February 15 minutes

March 21 agenda | March 21 minutes

April 18 agenda | April 18 minutes

2024-03 Human Rights Board Resolution

May 16, 2024 agenda | May 16, 2024 Minutes

June 20, 2024

July 18, 2024

August 15, 2024

September 19, 2024

October 17, 2024

November 21, 2024

View the 2024 Board Schedule.

View older Human Rights Board documents.