Community Relations Commission


October Meeting Agenda - 10 16 2019 CANCELED 
November Meeting Schedule 11 20 2019

The Baltimore City Community Relations Commission (CRC) is a City Agency that investigates claims of discrimination and assists people who have been discriminated against by enforcing the laws that protect them. The Baltimore Community Relations Commission combats unlawful discrimination in employment, public accommodation, housing, education, and health and welfare services.  Discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or marital status is illegal in the City of Baltimore.

The Baltimore Community Relations Commission consists of 10 members who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The members of the Commission serve  without compensation and every year the members of the Commission elect a Commission Chair. The Chair of and the members of the Baltimore Community Relations Commission have the responsibility of eliminating discrimination in all areas of community life.

The Commission invites and enlists the cooperation of racial, religious, and ethnic groups, community organizations, labor and business organizations, fraternal and benevolent societies, veterans’ organizations, professional and technical organizations, and other groups in the City of Baltimore in carrying out its duties, functions, and purposes.

Interested in serving? If so, please e-mail us at [email protected].


CRC Meeting Schedule - 2019

January 16, 2019

February 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

April 17, 2019

May 15, 2019

June 19, 2019

*July 17, 2019 

**August 21, 2019

September 18, 2019

***October 16, 2019 - CANCELED***

November 20, 2019

December 18, 2019


*CRC Meetings take place at 12:00 PM at the Office of Civil Rights on 7 E. Redwood Street, 9th floor. For meeting schedule and agenda information, please call Robin Drummond at 410-396-0003.

*No July Public Session Meeting. (Closed Meeting)

**No August Meeting

***No October  Meeting (Meeting canceled)***





Reverend Yeary 

Reverend Dr. Sheridan "Todd" Yeary

     Adote Akwei   

Adote Akwei

  Stephen Ruckman

Stephen Ruckman, Esq.      

Adar Ayira   

A. Adar Ayira

  Phillip Farfel 

Dr. Phillip Farfel

       Stephanie Maddin Smith 

Stephanie Maddin-Smith    

   Karsonya Whitehead

Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead 

Dr. Nadine Finigan-Carr