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Missouri Commission on Human Rights

About the Commission

The mission of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights is to develop, recommend, and implement ways to prevent and eliminate discrimination and to provide fair and timely resolutions of discrimination claims through enforcement of the Missouri Human Rights Act. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in housing, employment, and places of public accommodations based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, age (in employment only), and familial status (in housing only).

About the Executive Director

Alisa Warren, Executive Director of Missouri Commission on Human RightsThe Missouri Commission on Human Rights appointed Dr. Alisa Warren Executive Director in 2008. Prior to joining the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, Warren worked for the University of Missouri as Director of Diversity Initiatives. Her previous Missouri state service included employment with the Office of Administration as Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity. She also was employed by the Department of Economic Development as Interim Executive Director of the Missouri Community Service Commission.

Warren holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design, a master’s in Public Administration, and a doctorate in Community Development with an emphasis in Social Disparity, all from the University of Missouri.