Human Rights Commission

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Winona Human Rights Commission Seeking Nominees for the John Latsch Human Rights Award

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.

Members: Fifteen
Appointment: City Council
Term: Three Years
Opening: September 16
Meets: First Wednesday of each month, 4:30 p.m, Wenonah Room, 3rd Floor City Hall
Staff: City Clerk Monica Hennessy Mohan
[email protected]

Membership Criteria

Active interest in securing human rights.

Agendas & Minutes

Member Term Expires
Linda Bedtka (Winona HRA) 9/16/2020
Jacob Grippen 9/16/2020
Fredrick Paul Lee 9/16/2020
Vacant 9/16/2020 
Vacant 9/16/2020
Jocylyn Poehler 9/16/2021
Owen Williams 9/16/2021
Vacant  9/16/2021
Vacant (County H.S.) 9/16/2021
Vacant 9/16/2021
Vacant 9/16/2022
Fatima Said (Project Fine) 9/16/2022
Linda Sundby 9/16/2022
Maurella Cunningham 9/16/2022
Vacant (District Court) 9/16/2022


Winona City Code Section 22.22