Human Relations Commission

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The next meeting of the human relations commission is tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.

the hrc wants to hear from you!

Have a question, comment or concern related to the Human Relations Commission? Use the HRC Submission Box to contact the Commission

The Livonia Human Relations Commission has been asked to provide policy recommendations regarding diversity, inclusion, and racism within the City of Livonia.  The Commission wants to hear from you!  Please take two minutes to complete the survey that can be found at the link below.  Sharing your experience, ideas, and vision will strengthen and guide the Commission’s work.  Thank you in advance for your time and candor on these important issues.  If you have any questions, comments, or would simply like to continue the discussion, please reach out to the Livonia Human Relations Commission using the contact information above. 

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To foster mutual self-respect and understanding and promote amicable relations among all racial, religious, and ethnic groups. The Commission educates and counsels in the area of civil rights enforcement.

More work is always needed to support fairness, equity, procedural justice, transparency and accountability – the values that build trust.  Therefore, the Livonia Human Relations Commission is being reconstituted in 2020 with the following charge:

• To ensure everyone is treated fairly—regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other identity.

• To shed a brighter light on racial and social injustice that permeates all communities, including Livonia.

• To activate the next generation to shape the strategies that will lead to ending racism and social injustice.


  • Richard Glover, Chair
    Year Appointed: 2017
  • Haitham Fakhouri
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Wafa Dinaro
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Carmen Kennedy-Rogers
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Kris Crandall
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Lisa Lark
    Year Appointed: 2021


Activities include:

  • Working in partnership with City Departments to promote operations, programming and outreach that  supports  diversity, equity and inclusion across Livonia
  • Endorsing events and programs that advance the Human Relations Commission’s mission. 
  • Advising the Mayor’s office on policy recommendations to improve trust between City government and residents.