Newport News Human Rights Commission


  • 4:30 PM at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center | 2410 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607
  • The second Wednesday of every month
  • Meetings last approximately 1.5 - 2 hours


9 General Public Representatives

(Initially, the 7 incumbent members of the Newport News Community Relations Committee and 2 additional members to be appointed by Council.

Term of Office

2 consecutive 4-year terms of office


  • None


Safeguard all individuals within the city from unlawful discrimination; preserve the public safety, health and general welfare; further the interests, rights and privileges of individuals within the city; and protect citizens of the city against unfounded charges of unlawful discrimination.