Function

The Cook County Commission on Human Rights is responsible for initiating, receiving, and investigating violations of the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance.

Please visit the Commission on Human Rights site for more information on the board and its proceedings.

Term

Three (3) years

Confirmation

Yes, by Cook County Board

Compensation

None

Qualifications

Must be resident of Cook County and may not be an employee of the County.

Composition

Eleven (11) members

Authority

Section 42-34 of the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance