Pride pic - horizontalHuman Rights Commissioners MaKell Pauling-Normandin, Willard Yellow Bird, & Heather Keeler (left to right) at FM Pride in the Park celebration on August 10, 2019.


The purpose of the Commission is to secure for all persons, whether resident or visitor, equal opportunity in education, employment, housing, public accommodations, and public services and full participation for all Moorhead citizens in the affairs of this community.

Board Info
Term length: 3 years
Term limit: 2 terms
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5:00 pm in Moorhead Council Chambers, 1st floor City Hall


Please contact the Community Development Program Administrator
Phone: 218.299.5375


Virtual Meeting Procedures
The Moorhead Human Rights Commission is currently operating under an emergency ordinance due to COVID-19. Until further notice, Moorhead City Hall is closed to the public and Human Rights Commission meetings are being held virtually to allow the public to hear and see the meetings.

Public participation is and continues to remain important to the City during this time of emergency conditions. Therefore the Human Rights Commission meeting will be held using virtual meeting and conference-calling technology. Meetings will be live-streamed to the City's Homepage, on the City's YouTube Channel and on air on Moorhead Community Access Media (MCAM) on Midco Channel 12 or CableOne Channel 58.

To participate in the meeting and/or make comments:

During the meeting:
•Call the Public Comment Line at 218.299.5001; you may request to be bridged onto the audio conference. If you wish to comment during the meeting, you will be given three (3) minutes to speak.

Before the meeting:
•If you wish to make a comment before the meeting you may submit written or oral comments to Governmental Affairs Division, 500 Center Ave, Moorhead, MN 56561-0779
•Call City Staff to provide oral comments at 218.299.5375.

Related Items

To Report Illegal Discrimination

Related Documents
Detailed Member Report

Current Members
Name Representing
Shinwar Mayi At Large
Cani Adan At Large
Deb White Council
Willard Yellow Bird Ward 1
Heather Keeler Ward 2
MaKell Pauling-Normandin Ward 3
Ilene Cohen-Pearson Ward 4
Agenda & Minutes
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Video
September 16,
2020 5 pm
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August 19,
2020 5 pm
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July 15,
2020 5 pm
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June 24,
2020 5 pm
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February 19,
2020 5 pm
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January 15,
2020 5 pm
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December 18,
2019 5 pm
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November 20,
2019 5 pm
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October 16,
2019 5 pm
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September 18,
2019 5 pm
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