Complaint Investigations Division

Everyone who lives in, works in, or visits Minneapolis is protected from acts of discrimination.

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Discrimination is illegal in Minneapolis

Our division investigates all complaints of discrimination which fall under the jurisdiction of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance (MCRO).

  • Our city works to prevent and prohibit all acts of discrimination.
  • We believe that discrimination impacts the health, welfare, peace and safety of everyone.
  • Therefore, it is the responsibility of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights to eliminate discrimination in the city.

Types of illegal discrimination

  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • Color
  • Creed
  • Disability
  • Emancipated minor status
  • Familial status
  • Gender identity
  • Marital status
  • National origin
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Retaliation
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Status with regard to public assistance

File a complaint

If you or someone you know experiences discrimination, please file a complaint. 

  • Filing is free
  • It is open everyone

We will:

  • Review your complaint
  • Investigate the claim
  • Assist you in finding a resolution

File a complaint

Contact us

Complaint Investigations Division

Kaela McConnon Diarra

Interim Director



City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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