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Advisory Human Relations Council

Valpo diversity group seeks response to racial incidents

VALPARAISO | The city's Advisory Human Relations Council is discussing how to respond to incidents involving racially derogative comments in the community.

January 22, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo, VU hold observances for MLK Day

VALPARAISO | The city and Valparaiso University are observing Martin Luther King Day with a series of events highlighted by a presentation by Mayor Jon Costas and a keynote address by Eboo Patel on Monday.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am

Valparaiso to host civil rights seminar

VALPARAISO | Area legal eagles can keep abreast of laws and court decisions dealing with state and federal civil rights issues at a three-hour seminar planned for June 29 at the Valparaiso police station.

June 06, 2012 6:30 pm

Survey shows race, gender issues in Valpo

VALPARAISO | In a diversity survey done a year ago, more Valparaiso-area residents said they were harassed or discriminated against because of their gender than because of race.

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo human relations panel gets started

VALPARAISO | Before it can begin planning the kind of activities and events it will do to promote diversity in Valparaiso, the city's Advisory Human Relations Council decided the first thing it needs to do is get organized.

January 31, 2012 8:15 pm

Valpo diversity panel taking on a new role

VALPARAISO | Now a permanent committee, the city's Advisory Human Relations Council plans to be very active in the coming months defining its role and goals.

January 22, 2012 11:00 pm

Lack of MLK banners in Valpo causes concern

VALPARAISO | Mayor Jon Costas told the newly reorganized city Advisory Human Relations Council it was significant it was holding its first meeting Tuesday, the day after the Martin Luther King Jr. observance.

January 17, 2012 2:59 pm

Valpo's new human relations council ready to meet

VALPARAISO | It took a little longer than expected to appoint the members of the revamped city Advisory Human Relations Council, but the group will waste no time in holding its first meeting.

December 09, 2011 10:30 am

Valpo to expand human relations panel

VALPARAISO | Appointing only seven people to Valparaiso's reorganized Advisory Human Relations Council proved to be a bit of a challenge, so the group is being expanded to 10 voting members.

September 26, 2011 5:26 pm

Human relations council may have permanent role

VALPARAISO | With Valparaiso's fast-growing minority population, Mayor Jon Costas is looking to make the status of the advisory human relations council more permanent.

June 15, 2011 12:00 am
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