Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission Essay Contest

Members: Fifteen
Appointment: City Council
Term: Three Years
Opening: September 16
Meets: First Wednesday of each month
Staff: City Clerk


The purpose of the Winona Human Rights Commission is to secure for all citizens equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodations, public services and education, and full participation in the affairs of the community by assisting the Minnesota Department of Human Rights in implementing the Minnesota Human Rights Act and by advising the City Council on long-range programs to improve community relations to the City.

Membership Criteria

Active interest in securing human rights.


Winona City Code Section 22.22