Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office of Police Conduct Review
(612) 673-5500

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Related Links

Commission Calendar

Online Civil Rights Complaint

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Rules for Hearings (pdf)

MCCR Internal Operation Rules (pdf)

2014 MLK Jr. Essay Contest
Deadline Extended until May 30!

MLK Jr. Essay Content


The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights, the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, Minneapolis City Council, and the Minneapolis Mayor are pleased to present the 2014 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest. This contest is open to all Minneapolis students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Students are asked to write or type an original essay in English addressing this year's topic.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream Speech 


2014 Essay Contest Letter to Schools (PDF)

2014 Parental Consent Form (PDF)

Last updated Apr. 16, 2014