Office of Mayor William Peduto
Commission on Human Relations

Function

The Commission on Human Relations studies and investigates complaints of alleged discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and civil rights practices involving City employees and any conditions having an adverse effect on intergroup relations in the city.

Governing Documents

Appointment Guidelines

  • Fifteen members
    • All appointed by Mayor

Members

  • Leah Williams-Duncan, Chair
    • Term Expires 4/1/2016
  • Winford Craig, 1st Vice Chair
    • Term Expires 3/31/2019
  • Lynette Drawn-Williamson, 2nd Vice Chair
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017
  • Amanda Z. Rubio, Secretary
    • Term Expires 4/1/2014
  • Eric Horwith, Treasurer
    • Term Expires 4/1/2014
  • Elizabeth C. Pittinger, Chair Emeritus
    • Term Expires 4/1/2014
  • Adelaide Smith, Chair Emeritus
    • Term Expires 4/1/2016
  • Lorraine Eberhardt, Ed.D.
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017
  • Elizabeth Lee Fogarty, Ph.D.
    • Term Expires 3/31/2019
  • James R. Sheppard
    • Term Expires 4/1/2015
  • Curtis A. Smith
    • Term Expires 4/1/2017
  • Rev. Timothy Smith, Sr.
    • Term Expires 4/1/2016
  • John L. Tague, Jr.
    • Term Expires 4/1/2016
  • Gwendolyn Young
    • Term Expires 3/31/2019
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Residency Requirements

Must be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh.

Compensation

None.

Meetings

  • Full Commission meeting held first Monday of each month, except holidays.
  • Hearing panels, committee meetings, etc., scheduled according to availability of Commissioners involved.
  • Meeting Schedule

Contact Information

908 City-County Building
414 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2600
Fax: 412-255-2288

Website

http://pittsburghpa.gov/chr

The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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