Lincoln Commission on Human Rights



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.

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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
  • 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.

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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.



Department Head

Mindy Rush Chipman

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Equity and Diversity Officer
Director of Lincoln Commission on Human Rights