Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations

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The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations gives the following descriptive information:
Established in 1951 under the City’s Home Rule Charter, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations is the local agency that enforces the civil rights laws and deals with matters of intergroup conflict within the City of Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations is comprised of nine individuals appointed by the Mayor. Commissioners decide disputed complaints through adjudicatory hearings and also conduct public hearings for informational and educational purposes.

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations is organized into two divisions: the Compliance Division and the Community Relations Division.