What Do We Do?

Our goal is to eliminate and prevent all forms of illegal discrimination, to assure and foster equal opportunity for all citizens of the City, and to act in all matters within its jurisdiction.

The Lincoln Commission on Human Rights (LCHR) is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are located in Suite 304 of the County/City Building at 555 South 10th Street. There is no charge for our services. Read more about us.

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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
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • Ancestry
  • Veteran Status
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexual Orientation
  • National Origin
  • Disability or Handicap
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Marital Status

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.

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, veteran's status, marital status, handicap, disability, 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.