We All Have Rights

The goal of Lincoln Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) is to prevent, respond to, and eliminate all forms of illegal discrimination, and to assure and foster equal opportunity for all City of Lincoln community members.

LCHR is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are located on the third floor of the County/City Building at 555 South 10th Street. There is no charge for our services. Read more about us.

COVID-19 Discrimination in Employment and Housing

City of Lincoln Diversity Statement

An exceptional level of service can only be achieved by an exceptional group of people. Therefore, the City of Lincoln places tremendous value in both hiring and maintaining a diverse group of employees to service our citizens.

Everyone is different, everyone is necessary and everyone has a valuable perspective to offer.

Each of us possesses a unique and valuable mix of personal characteristics and experiences that contribute to the fabric of who we are. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Age
  • Race
  • Color
  • Sex
  • Religion
  • Ancestry
  • Veteran Status
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexual Orientation
  • National Origin
  • Disability
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Political Opinions or Affiliations
  • Marital Status
  • Gender Identity or Expression

The City of Lincoln recognizes and respects the intrinsic benefit provided by incorporating these differences into our workforce. We are committed to employing a diverse and talented team of individuals who reflect our community and whose differences enhance the services we provide to our citizens.

Watch Us!

COVID-19 Resources

LCHR Monthly Show – We All Have Rights

  • February LCHR Show
    New Americans Task Force (NATF) CareerPathways – what they are and why they are important.
  • January LCHR Show
    What is the 2020 Census? Andrew Thierolf breaks it down.
  • December LCHR Show
    Get to know Lincoln Human Rights Commissioners!
  • November LCHR Show
    Did you know that LCHR has been around since 1963? Who are we and what exactly do we do? Watch to find out!

LCHR Public Service Announcements

Annual Reports

Diversity Policy

The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, it is the policy of the City to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated fairly and equitably during their employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or political opinions or affiliations, or gender identity or expression, or other legally prohibited bases with regard to actions such as employment, promotions, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or forms of compensation, and selection for training.