Human Relations Commission (HRC)


The City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission (HRC) was established in 1994 to address the various economic, political, educational and social issues facing the community. The Commission consists of seven members.

The general functions of the Human Relations Commission include:

  • Acting as an advisory body to the City Council
  • Serving as a forum for public discussion
  • Acting as a liaison/facilitator between City government and the public on issues as they relate to respect, inclusivity and involvement

The Human Relations Commission meets the first Thursday of each month, except for the months of July and August, at 6:30 p.m. in the:

Plaza Conference Room
City Hall, 2nd Floor
500 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA 94040

The next HRC Commission meeting will be held on February 1, 2018. To view the meeting agenda, click here.

View recent meeting agendas and minutes.
View archived meeting agendas and minutes.

Members and Roster:
The Commission consists of:

  • Kevin Boer (Chair)
  • Julie Solomon (Vice Chair)
  • Linda Batton 
  • Serge Bonte
  • Nicole Isger
  • Aila Malik 
  • Arti Sharma

View the Advisory Body Roster for additional information.

Human Relations Commission Workplan
Current Human Relations Commission projects are noted in this workplan.

Human Rights City Designation

On December 13, 2016, the City of Mountain View City Council voted to become a Human Rights City, adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and affirming the City's commitment to foster mutual understanding, and promote respect and engagement within out community.

Upcoming Events:

Civility Roundtable: Free Speech: How far is too far? - March 7, 2018

The City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission invites you to attend a Civility Roundtable event on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, SecondStage, 500 Castro Street.

Event Flyer (English)

Event Flyer (Spanish)

Past Events:

LGBTQ Listening Forum - January 27, 2018

Join the Santa Clara County Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission at a LGBTQ community listening forum on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 10 am - 12 pm at the Mountain View Senior Center. This is a free community event. For more information, please click here.

Community Building Forum - February 11, 2017

A Community Building Forum was held on February 11, 2017.  Click here for the agenda packet.  To view a recording of the event, please visit the KMVT YouTube page.

Additional Information
The City Manager’s Office supports the Human Relations Commission. For additional information or to request Agendas via email, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (650) 903-6301 or email