Human Relations Commission

About the Commission

The Shreveport Human Relations Commission (HRC) is the educational and enforcement arm of the City of Shreveport's Human Relations ordinances. The HRC works to ensure that Shreveport is a City that does not discriminate but promotes equal human rights. The HRC has citywide authority under Chapter 39 of the City's Code of Ordinances to handle complaints from anyone who believes they have been discriminated against in the City of Shreveport.

The Shreveport Human Relations Ordinances make it unlawful to discriminate in:

  • Public Accommodations
  • Employment
  • Real estate and Housing
On ANY of the following grounds:
  • Race
  • Color
  • Sex
  • Disability
  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • National origin
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Religious affiliation
  • Political affiliation