Commission on Human Rights Meetings & Commissioners
Human Rights Commissioners
The Cook County Commission on Human Rights is an eleven member board appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, subject to the advice and consent of the Cook County Board of Commissioners. Human Rights Commissioners must be residents of Cook County, and may not be employed by Cook County government during their term. Human Rights Commissioners serve a renewable three-year term without financial compensation.
Appointees to the Cook County Commission of Human Rights have a strong commitment to, and involvement in, issues related to civil rights and/or fair compensation for labor. They are committed to making Cook County a better place to live and work.
- Jack Block
- Ceylan Eatherton
- Michael Lapinski
- Gia Orr, Vice Chair
- Amber Smock
- Sufyan Sohel, Chair
- Rev. Richard L. Tolliver
- Anjali Waikar
Meetings of the Commission
Regular Meetings of the Cook County Commission on Human Rights are held on the second Thursday of every other month (unless designated otherwise). The meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. at 69 W. Washington Street, Conference Room D, 22nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602.
Meetings of the Commission are open to the public and include time for members of the public to provide the Commission with written and/or oral comments. If you need any other assistance to attend, please contact the Commission at least 72 hours prior to the date of the scheduled meeting at 312.603.1100 (voice) or 312.603.1101 (TT/TDD).