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

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Civil Rights Complaint

If you believe that you have been discriminated against and the alleged incident took place in the City of Minneapolis within one year prior to filing a complaint, please fill out the below information:

Reporting the exact address is very important. Please fill out as much information as you know.

For example: "I was terminated on May 3, 2011 by my employer because of my gender," or "I was refused service at a coffee shop because of my race," Not: "I was fired from work." or "I was denied service."

Once the Department recieves your completed complaint request form, an investigator will contact you to schedule an intake interview. Important: Completing the complaint request form or the intake questionaire below does NOT formalize a charge of discrimination with the Department.

Civil Rights Intake Questionaire (pdf)

Information you provide to the City is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. This law classifies certain information as available to the public on request. (See our Privacy Statement.)

Last updated Jul 30, 2012