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Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission promotes positive human relations in all aspects of community life. We invite every member of this community to support an environment where civility, respect and responsible actions prevail.

The primary objective of the Beverly Hills Human Relations Commission is to actively establish our city as a model of a just and equitable society. The Commission recognizes the benefits inherent in a diverse community, fosters understanding and acceptance of all its citizens, and promotes civil discourse and conduct.

The Human Relations Commission (HRC) consists of five members of the Beverly Hills community appointed by the City Council to advise, recommend, assist and encourage activities and programs to be undertaken to promote positive human relations in all aspects of community life. Click here to meet our current commissioners.


Upcoming Events

All events are free to attend. To learn more about the event and to register please click here

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Critical Conversation Series | with Guest Speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy from Beverly Hills Television on Vimeo


 Our Embrace Civility initiatives include:

Beverly Hills Ambassador Team

Embrace Civility Awards: Honoring individuals in our community who model civility

Civil City Program: Taking Civility from City Hall to City Streets

Bullying Prevention Public Service Announcements: Video contest with Beverly Hills Students

Election Civility Statement: A statement of positive civic behavior


Community Support: The HRC is authorized to receive citizen complaints concerning interactions of city employees with the public. Regarding interactions with the Beverly Hills Police Department, a formal personnel complaint procedure exists for individuals who do not wish to file a complaint directly with BHPD. Please contact Human Services Office at 310-285-1006 to discuss the process to reserve a spot on the commission agenda.

Tenant Landlord Forum:  The HRC will facilitate a Tenant Landlord Forum, although the City has developed alternative resources to aid in conflict resolution or legal matters regarding Tenant Landlord disputes.  Please visit the Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization webpage for more resources.  You may call Human Services 310-285-1006 to discuss with City staff.  Please note: The Commission is not able to intervene directly between involved parties. 

Hate Incident Reporting: The HRC encourages anyone who has experienced a hate incident to contact local law enforcement. In addition, please report to LA County Anti-Hate Hotline at 2-1-1 or online here.

Interested in learning more? Join us at a commission meeting, generally held the third Thursday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

Human Services Division:
City of Beverly Hills
444 N. Rexford Drive, 2nd floor
Phone: (310) 285-1006
Fax: (310) 385-0840


Anti-Hate Statement 

It has become apparent in recent months that our community, our nation, and our world are experiencing a troubling increase in violence and bigotry motivated by hate. This behavior comes in many forms, all equally disturbing and unacceptable. While anti-Semitism, anti-Asian, and anti-Black hate have been the most recently noticeable incidents, no form of prejudicial hate is tolerable in our society.

The Beverly Hills Human Relations Commission stands firmly against hate and bigotry in any form and urges our community to unite and speak out against hate. We invite every member of this community to join us in creating an environment where civility, respect and responsible actions prevail. To strive to become a more equitable and just society, we must try to understand and, most of all, accept all citizens. We implore everyone who resides and visits our city to conduct themselves with the utmost civility, compassion, and respect.

We ask that if you experience or witness an act of hate, please report it to local law enforcement. In addition, contact the L.A. County Anti-Hate Hotline by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting


Human Relations Commission


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  • 455 North Rexford Dr
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • (310) 285-1000
  • Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

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