It is our pleasure to provide you with an insight into the city's efforts to address alleged discrimination issues facing our community. On our website, you will find a number of proven programs, activities, and practical applications that have worked to increase the awareness of Waterloo citizens. Many efforts have been made to recognize our emerging diversity as a positive community asset. Please feel free to call us with any suggestions, questions, or ideas that could help improve the quality of life for all Waterloo citizens.
Please visit the Do You Know Your Rights? website to learn more about your civil rights.
An exciting book discussion is taking place over The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto by Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West. During each session, practical ways to address poverty locally—both individually and collectively—will be discussed. Supplemental materials will be used regularly to enhance the conversation.
Each session occurs from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
May 2; May 16; June 6; June 20; July 18; August 1; & August 15
Waterloo Public Library, Room A/B (Rm. C on June 20)
We are asking all of community to join us in building a bold new movement to dismantle our nation's latest system of racial and social control and replace it with a broad-based commitment to basic human rights, compassion, and justice for all.
Join us, as we inspire a great awakening, bringing together and supporting all those who are committed to movement building, not just tinkering with the system as is. Join us, as we build a bold, courageous movement that will end not just mass incarceration, but forge a new moral consensus about how we, as a nation, ought to respond to poor people of color in the United States and embrace all of humanity.
Waterloo Human Rights Commission
620 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Fax: (319) 291-4295
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm