Iowa Department of Human Rights

Mission – The Iowa Department of Human Rights is a state agency with a mission to ensure basic rights, freedoms, and opportunities for all by empowering underrepresented Iowans and eliminating economic, social, and cultural barriers. We help individuals attain economic independence by ensuring access to government services and advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success consistent with their aspirations.
Vision – The Iowa Department of Human Rights (DHR) is the results-oriented leader in creating a more inclusive and productive Iowa where a society of economically independent individuals are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities.