Programs & Events

Upcoming Events:

waterloo human rights commission flyer 2-3Voting Rights March
March 23rd at 10 AM
Join the Waterloo Human Rights Commission and staff as we walk from Lincoln Park to the Amphitheater. This organized walk and educational event is to recognize the Selman to Montgomery protest marches held in 1965  that brought awareness to the fact that African American citizens did not have the right to vote.

MLK Freedom Bus Tour:
November 2024 TBD

In-Service Training's

The Waterloo Human Rights Commission offers trainings on Civil Rights and diversity. We provide trainings to Companies within the Cedar Valley, government agencies and educational facilities.

Town Forums
The Waterloo Commission on Human Rights Commission has held town forums with the Waterloo Police Department to bridge the gap between public perception and actual police practices.

Town Forums have been held to educate the community about fair housing and landlord tenant laws.

Town Forums have been held with Workforce Development to discuss ways to eliminate the disparity in unemployment rates amongst minorities.

We have developed materials and programs for youth. The materials focus on Fair Housing and Civil Rights. Copies of the material include:
Fair Housing for youth ages 5 – 8
Fair Housing for youth ages 9 – 12
Civil Rights for youth ages 5 - 8
Civil Rights for youth ages 9 – 12