Programs & Events

Upcoming Events:

Freedom Ride

Voting's Rights March:
VRightsMarch2023Join the Waterloo Human Rights Commission on Saturday, March 25, 2023 for this annual event commemorating the Selma to Montgomery Marches of 1965.

The walk will start and Lincoln Park and participants will walk to the Waterloo Center for the Arts. 

10 AM the event will start at 10 AM. 

MLK Freedom Bus Tour:

November 13-7, 2023. Click here for more information. 

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