Department of Civil Rights

Frank Reed, Interim Director

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office Location:
350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday


Complaint Investigations Division - Civil Rights Complaint Form 

As a result of the City of Minneapolis Public Health Emergency Declaration on March 16th, 2020, the Department of Civil Rights is operating in a modified capacity and will be unable to hold in-person intakes, filings, or meetings.  Please utilize our website to file complaints or inquiries.  Additionally, you can file a complaint or inquiry by contacting Minneapolis 311. 
Phone: 311 (within city of Minneapolis) -or- (612) 673-3000
Text: 311TXT or 311898 to start your text
E-Mail: [email protected]
Staff are still available as usual during business hours and will respond to e-mails and voicemails per usual.

Online Discrimination Complaint Form

If you feel that you have been discriminated against in the City of Minneapolis within the last 365 days, please fill out a discrimination complaint form below.

Please answer all questions honestly and openly to the best of your ability. Information related to the complaint is confidential and will not be released to the public.

Discrimination Complaint Form


Personal Information





Area/Basis for Claim of Discrimination

In what area do you feel you were discriminated?


What is the basis for your claim? (Check all that apply & give specifics in the related textbox)

Gender Identity 
Sexual Orientation 
Sexual Harassment 
Marital Status 
Public Assistance 
National Origin   
Familial Status 
Registered Domestic Partner 


Do you have attorney representation?



Have you filed a complaint with any other agency?


If yes, please answer below:



Do you plan to file a court action?



The Organization that I am complaining about is:


Complete this portion ONLY if Employment Discrimination Claim

Fewer than 15 

Your Employment Information






 I hereby certify that the information in this complaint is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that this is the first step to initiating a Charge of Discrimination and that I may be requested to provide further information. You must certify that the information in this complaint is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge. Please check the box.

Information you provide is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. This law classifies certain information as available to the public on request.

Last updated Mar 18, 2020



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