Human Rights Commission


  • In Nassau County, discrimination is defined as any difference in treatment based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, religion, source of income, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status or disability.
  • The Commission on Human Rights consists of 15 Commissioners representing men and women of various races and ethnicities, and persons with disabilities.
  • The Commission is committed to improving relations and ensuring equality of opportunity in Nassau County, and to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation and education.
  • Persuasion, conciliation, investigation, and education are the major tools used to accomplish our goals.
  • The Commission is committed to promoting harmony among the diverse populations of Nassau County, by developing and initiating programs, literature, and projects which promote mutual respect through understanding and education.
  • The Commission is comprised of an Investigation Unit, a Job Development Center, a Community Relations Unit, and a Pre-Trial Services Unit.

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  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Fourth Monday of each month (except December when it meets the third Monday of the month)
  • Room 105, 1 West Street, Mineola, NY 11501

2019 Monthly Commission meeting dates:


  • January 28, 2019
  • February 25, 2019
  • March 25, 2019
  • April 22, 2019
  • May 20, 2019
  • June 17, 2019
  • July, August no meeting
  • September 23, 2019
  • October 28, 2019
  • November 25, 2019
  • December 16, 2019

Contact Us

  1. Dr. Bobby K. Kalotee
    Chair of Human Rights

    Rodney H. McRae
    Executive Director

    240 Old Country Road
    6th floor, Suite 606
    Mineola, NY 11501
    Ph: 516-571-3662

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