Human Relations

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The department oversees the Human Relations and International Relations Commissions, and City Youth Services.

Human Relations Commission

  • Monitors local, state and federal fair housing practices
  • Reviews and investigate discrimination complaints
  • Monitors City of Holland compliance with State of Michigan Equal Opportunity Employment (EEO) guidelines
  • Monitors City of Holland compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Receives, investigates, and mediates City Employee EEO grievances

The Human Relations Commission currently has one vacancy. For questions, contact Esther Fifelski, Coordinator.

International Relations Commission

  • Enhances global awareness and insights into different cultures
  • Explores, nurtures, and develops relationships with sister cities

For questions, contact Esther Fifelski, Coordinator.

Youth Services

  • Holland Youth Advisory Council
  • Teen Court Program
  • Youth on City Boards

For information email Joan McCluskey, Youth and Volunteer Services Coordinator, or call 616-355-1323.