Human Rights Commission Mission:
The Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission (HRC) exists to advocate for the human rights of residents in the City of Virginia Beach.
The Objectives of the Commission are:
- To institute, conduct and engage in educational and informational programs for the promotion of mutual understanding and respect among citizens and the fulfillment of human rights.
- To serve as a forum for discussion of human rights issues, to conduct studies and to propose solutions for the improvement of human relations in the city.
- To provide assistance to persons who believe their rights have been violated by identifying the appropriate federal, state or local agency to address the complaint and referring such persons to that agency.
Human Rights Commission Awards Program 2013