Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 01/16/20

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets on the third Thursday of each month, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings begin at 6:00pm [NOTE THE TIME CHANGE] at the Lansing Public … Read more

Lansing’s Human Relations Commission evaluates Year 1

and hopes for measurable progress moving forward by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 30, 2019) – In August of 2017, a community meeting was held to address police and community relations in Lansing. This meeting was a response to an incident involving a white off-duty police officer and a black teenager that occurred in June … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 11/21/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets on the third Thursday of each month, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin at 6:30pm at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 10/17/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets on the third Thursday of each month, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin at 6:30pm at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 9/19/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets on the third Thursday of each month, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin at 6:30pm at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 4/18/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets monthly, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings will typically begin at 6:30pm on Thursdays at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, Illinois. … Read more

Agenda: Human Relations Commission meeting – 2/21/19

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Human Relations Commission. The HRC meets monthly, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings will typically begin at 6:30pm on Thursdays at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, Illinois. … Read more

Understanding the Open Meetings Act

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 25, 2019) – “You guys can get together,” Attorney Erin Blake told the Human Relations Commission at their first business meeting, December 20, 2018. Blake was providing some training about the Open Meetings Act, and she was specifically responding to concerns expressed by some of the Commissioners. Most of … Read more

Human Relations Commission meets at library for first time

Introductions, thoughtful discussion, and public comments mark promising start by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill (December 20, 2018) – Lansing’s Human Relations Commission met at the Lansing Public Library for the first time Thursday night, where they will be meeting every third Thursday of each month. Commissioner introductions, practical discussions, an Open Meetings Act presentation, and public comments … Read more