Chicago Commission on Human Relations
The Chicago Commission on Human Relations reviews complaints of discrimination or prejudice, enforces civil rights and promotes community best practices, in enforcement of the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance and the Chicago Fair Housing Ordinance. The Commission also has advisory councils on equity, womens and LGBT issues, veterans and new Americans.
Grades are based on information from December 2019
The first step toward participating in a public meeting is knowing when and where it is, and getting context on the decisions it’s been making.
The Illinois Attorney General has said that all public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act must provide an opportunity for members of the public to address public officials at open meetings. Public comment periods offer an avenue for people to support or oppose policy decisions and provide information that might not otherwise be represented in a meeting.
No public comment policy available
Knowing the time and location of a meeting is one thing, but it doesn’t necessarily make getting there any easier. Varying meeting times and locations can reduce barriers for attendees.