Miami Beach Human Rights Committee

The City of Miami Beach prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations. If you believe that you have been the victim of an unlawful discriminatory practice because of your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and familial status, age or disability, you may file a complaint with the City within 180 days after the alleged discrimination occurred. All complaints will be investigated fully and promptly.

The complaint form is available online or at Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive, third floor (Human Resources Department). The complaint form is offered in English, Spanish and Creole. For more information, please contact 305.673.7524.

English Complaint Form
Human Rights Complaint Form Instructions
Spanish Complaint Form
Spanish Complaint Form Instructions
Creole Complaint Form
Creole Complaint Form Instructions

Who Can File a Discrimination Complaint?
Frequently Asked Questions
History of the Miami Beach Human Rights Ordinance
Copy of Human Rights Ordinance 2010-3669
Copy of Mandatory Posting Requirement – Ordinance 2013-3818

Mandatory Posting Requirement – Click Here For Discrimination Is Illegal Poster
Term Intersexuality added as a protected classification – Ordinance 2013-3828
Ancestry, Height, Weight, Domestic Partner Status, Labor Organization Membership, Familial Situation, and Political Affiliation added as Protected Classes – Ordinance 2016-4034 NEW

A major component to the Human Rights Ordinance is the establishment of the City of Miami Beach Human Rights Committee (MBHRC), whose duties include, amongst others, informing persons of the rights and remedies provided by the Human Rights Ordinance. The MBHRC meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in City Hall.  For more information, please call (305) 673.7411.

Mayor’s LGBT Liaison

MBHRC Membership and Agenda InformationHuman Rights Commi

 Position

 Name

 Appointed by

Chair Alan Fishman City Commission
Board Member Darren Cefalu Mayor Philip Levine
Board Member Ivan Cano City Commission
Board Member Monica Harvey City Commission
Board Member Claire McCord City Commission
Board Member Amy Rabin City Commission
Board Member Jarred Reiling City Commission
Board Member Kenny Schwarz City Commission
Board Member Bradley Ugent City Commission
Board Member Rachel Umlas City Commission
Board Member William Warren, Jr. City Commission
City Liaison Erick Chiroles
City Liaison Cilia Maria Ruiz-Paz
04.22.2014  Agenda
03.11.2014 Agenda
03.11.2014 Subcommittee Agenda
02.11.2014 Agenda
02.11.2014 Subcommittee Agenda
01.14.2014 Agenda
09.10.2013 Agenda