Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity

Welcome to the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO). HREEO champions justice and equity by confronting issues of discrimination and providing innovative avenues for accessibility and economic opportunities for all residents and businesses. HREEO achieves these goals by consistently delivering quality customer service, being a voice and advocate within the city and metro area, building relationships throughout the community, and enforcing laws.

We welcome you to join our efforts.

The Department of Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity is composed of several divisions that perform a diverse array of functions.

What is HREEO?  

Watch the HREEO video and learn more about what we do. 

HREEO Annual Report

Read the 2015 HREEO Annual Report.

Earned Sick and Safe Time

Learn more about the city's Earned Sick and Safe Time policy discussion.

ADA Accommodations Requests

Contact the ADA Coordinator regarding Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations, grievances, or questions.


Upcoming HREEO Events:

2016 Person of Color Board Recruitment Fair

If you are a person of color curious about joining a nonprofit organization board of directors in the Twin Cities, you are invited to attend the second annual Board Recruitment Fair for people of color. The goal of the board fair is to introduce hundreds of people of color to potential board openings. Individuals interested in attending should register in advance. 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Oxford Community Center
270 Lexington Parkway N 
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Central CERT Certification Workshops 

Hosted by the CERT Program, the workshops assist small businesses in applying for CERT certification.  The workshops are held every fourth Wednesday of the month at Rondo Community Outreach Library. 
461 North Dale Street
Saint Paul, MN 55103