The purpose of the Broward County Human Rights Board is to encourage equality of treatment and to prevent discrimination against any racial, religious, ethnic, or other minority group or its members.
Our Mission Statement: The Human Rights Board champions the rights of those who might otherwise be denied their civil liberties and seeks to promote respect and further cultural, economic and social understanding through education, information and the advisement on matters coming before the board.
The Human Rights Board meets quarterly on the second Monday in January, April, July, and October, 4:00 P.M., Broward County Governmental Center, Room 301. Any changes in the noticed meetings will be posted in compliance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
For additional information, please contact the Board Coordinator at 954-357-6516 or the Human Rights Section at 954-357-7800.
The Broward County Code provides more information on the Human Rights Board. Access and view this information. Select Part II – Ordinances, Chapter 16½ - Human Rights, Article II. - Human Rights Board.
Available Human Rights publications...
View Transgender Awareness Presentation
Agenda for April 13, 2015 (PDF)
Meeting Minutes for February 23, 2015 (PDF)
Human Rights Board Members
Chair - Michael Rajner
Vice Chair - Phyllis Shaw
Barbara Ann McGovern, Board Coordinator
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Professional Standards
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 427
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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