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The BG Human Rights Commission is currently temporarily located at: Phenix Place, 413 Gayle Way.

Bowling Green Human Rights Commission (BGHRC)

Mission

The Bowling Green Human Rights Commission is an agency created by ordinance on August 1, 1966 by the City of Bowling Green. The Commission dedicates itself to opening doors of opportunity, eliminating discrimination, and promoting positive human relations within the community. The overall objective of the commission has been to inform, educate and offer assistance in resolving complaints of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation. The Protected classes include: Race, color, religion, national origin, sex age over forty (40), disability or familial status.

Functions:

  • To receive, initiate, investigate and seek to conciliate complaints alleging discrimination.
  • To promote mutual understanding, respect and eliminate discrimination among all economic, social, racial, religious, and ethnic groups.
  • To recommend methods for elimination of discrimination, and secure compliance with recommendations.
  • To cooperate with various departments, agencies, and boards of the city and the commonwealth in effectuating these purposes.
  • To enlist the support of civic, labor, religious, professional, educational organization and institutions in community activities and programs that will further these purposes.
  • To organize community committees and councils that will work toward these goals.

News & Announcements

Bowling Green Human Rights Commission Celebrates 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Bowling Green Human Rights Commission Celebrates 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Feb 28, 2022

The 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards sponsored by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission will be held on Saturday April 23rd. Cost of tickets for this event is $45.00.

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