Iaohra IAOHRA is a private non-profit corporation headquartered in Washington, D.C. The association was founded in 1949 in New York at the annual meeting of Human Rights Agencies from four states, which was referred to as the "THE CONFERENCE OF FOUR STATE

The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies is a non-profit membership organization with its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The primary members are statutory human rights and human relations agencies with authority for enforcing a variety of human and civil rights laws in their respective jurisdictions. IAOHRA provides opportunities and forums for the exchange of ideas and information among member agencies and other human rights advocates. It provides assistance in the development of programs for eliminating illegal discrimination in employment, housing, education, public accommodations, public services and commercial transactions, including banking and lending practices. It also is responsible for developing educational programs on human rights and civil rights issues, and serves as a clearinghouse for information exchange between human rights agencies around the world.

The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies is a non-profit membership organization with its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The primary members are statutory human rights and human relations agencies with authority for enforcing a variety of human and civil rights laws in their respective jurisdictions. IAOHRA provides opportunities and forums for the exchange of ideas and information among member agencies and other human rights advocates. It provides assistance in the development of programs for eliminating illegal discrimination in employment, housing, education, public accommodations, public services and commercial transactions, including banking and lending practices. It also is responsible for developing educational programs on human rights and civil rights issues, and serves as a clearinghouse for information exchange between human rights agencies around the world.

Mission: The goals of IAOHRA are: * To foster human and intergroup relations. * To enhance human rights practices under law. *To promote civil and human rights around the world. The association has provided leadership in the development and enforcement of needed statutes and ordinances-local, state, and federal - to safeguard the human and civil rights of all people. IAOHRA provides opportunities and forums for the exchange of ideas and information among human rights advocates. Organizations and individuals are invited to participate in IAOHRA sponsored seminars and training conferences with professionals from all disciplines. IAOHRA also provides advance training opportunities for its members and other concerned groups and organizations.

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LA County Commission on Human Relations (LACCHR) released its comprehensive report on policing and human relations entit...
07/03/2020
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LA County Commission on Human Relations (LACCHR) released its comprehensive report on policing and human relations entitled “Redefining Policing with Our Community”. Redefining Policing with Our Community: A Collaborative Report From the Testimony of Los Angeles County Residents and Stakeholders

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The mission of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA) is to provide opportunities and forums for the exchange of ideas and information among member agencies and other human rights advocates. 444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 237 Washington, D.C. 20001

"Citizenship shouldn't matter when it comes to basic human rights," E. Tendayi Achiume, United Nations Special Rapporteu...
09/09/2018

"Citizenship shouldn't matter when it comes to basic human rights," E. Tendayi Achiume, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, UCLA Law School.

Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) September 5 at 11:30 AM · First Deputy Ken Gunn attended the International ...
09/09/2018

Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR)
September 5 at 11:30 AM ·
First Deputy Ken Gunn attended the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (Iaohra) in Cincinnati this week. IAORHA's members include about 75 state, county, and municipal human rights/relations agencies like the CCHR across the U.S. and Canada.

09/03/2018

2018 IAOHRA Board Members with Rev. Otis Moss, Jr
Legendary pastor, theologian and civil rights activist Rev. Otis Moss, Jr. gives his perspective on the struggle for human rights at the annual conference. “There was something in Germany worse than the ovens — it was the silence of good people. 2018 IAOHRA Conference, Cincinnati, Aug 26-30

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2018 IAOHRA Conference, Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati
08/27/2018

2018 IAOHRA Conference, Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati

2018 Conference Opening Welcome
08/27/2018

2018 Conference Opening Welcome

2018 Conference Opening Welcome

We are pleased and honored to welcome you to the 2018 International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHR...
08/26/2018

We are pleased and honored to welcome you to the 2018 International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA) Conference in the “Queen City”; Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Hilton Netherland Hotel and the Duke Energy Convention Center. Join us today at 6:30 PM for our Opening Welcome, 2nd Floor Lobby.

IAOHRA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCEConference Theme: “IAOHRA: Advancing the Civil and Human Rights Agenda; the Fierce Urgency ...
04/03/2018

IAOHRA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Conference Theme: “IAOHRA: Advancing the Civil and Human Rights Agenda; the Fierce Urgency of Now”. iaohra.org

IAOHRA Commemorates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.On April 4th, 1968, an assassin took the life – but...
04/03/2018

IAOHRA Commemorates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
On April 4th, 1968, an assassin took the life – but not the dream — of Dr. Martin Luther King

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IAOHRA 2016 Conference: Kel Khrole Director of The Bryson Institute at the Attic Youth Center gave the crowd an engaging...
08/10/2016

IAOHRA 2016 Conference: Kel Khrole Director of The Bryson Institute at the Attic Youth Center gave the crowd an engaging LGBTQ 101.

IAOHRA 2016 Conference: The "From Selma to Stonewall" panel gave lessons from history and urged the crowd to see the int...
08/10/2016

IAOHRA 2016 Conference: The "From Selma to Stonewall" panel gave lessons from history and urged the crowd to see the intersectionality of our struggles.

Rue Landau has been the executive director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) and the Fair Housing...
08/10/2016
LGBTQ&A: Rue Landau

Rue Landau has been the executive director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) and the Fair Housing Commission (FHC) for the past eight years. We got to catch up with the out and proud lesbian about her work to increase LGBTQ visibility in the city and what it will take to make our community more inclusive.

Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/g-philly/2016/08/08/lgbtqa-rue-landau/#75LpITgUmzujoqDu.99

We chatted with the head of the city's Human Relations department on her career and what it will take for the community to be more inclusive.

08/09/2016
AFHC Four Corners Tour

The Arkansas Fair Housing Commission toured the state to discuss fair housing and fair lending issues in our communities.

Listen to what Arkansans had to say.
https://youtu.be/KpB2zkqw2ik?t=14

The Arkansas Far Housing Commission toured the state to discuss fair housing and fair lending issues in our communities. Listen to what Arkansans had to say..

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2018 IAOHRA Conference, August 26 -30, Cincinnati, Ohio DUKE ENERGY CONVENTION CENTER
IAOHRA Commemorates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Moments in Civil Rights History - April 4th, 1968 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated. On April 4th, 1968, an assassin took the life – but not the dream — of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.
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Register Now! 2017 IAOHRA Conference Seattle The 2017 Conference of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies is a gathering of the best Civil and Human Rights professionals in the United States and Canada. Join us to exchange ideas, hear fresh perspectives and develop solutions to the human rights issues of today! The Theme for this years conference is “Entering A New Era: Uniting to Protect and Promote Human Rights for All”.​
Register Now! 2017 IAOHRA Conference Seattle The 2017 Conference of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies is a gathering of the best Civil and Human Rights professionals in the United States and Canada. Join us to exchange ideas, hear fresh perspectives and develop solutions to the human rights issues of today! The Theme for this years conference is “Entering A New Era: Uniting to Protect and Promote Human Rights for All”.​
Register Now! 2017 IAOHRA Conference Seattle The 2017 Conference of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies is a gathering of the best Civil and Human Rights professionals in the United States and Canada. Join us to exchange ideas, hear fresh perspectives and develop solutions to the human rights issues of today! The Theme for this years conference is “Entering A New Era: Uniting to Protect and Promote Human Rights for All”.​
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 2017 IAOHRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEPT. 24 -28, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON more information: http://www.iaohra.org/2017conference