Arlington Human Rights Commission 

AHRC works individually and collaboratively with other groups in our community to celebrate the ever-changing tapestry of the Town of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to emphasize through educational outreach the danger of intolerance at every level. The Commission advances issues related to the fair and equal treatment of individuals and investigates complaints arising out of these issues.  

Protected classes in Arlington, Massachusetts, are: race, color, religious views, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, citizenship, age, ancestry, family/marital status, sexual orientation, disability, source of income, and military status. See the FAQ page for more information regarding nondiscrimation laws.

You can reach AHRC by phone at 781-316-3250 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mailing address:
Arlington Human Rights Commission
27 Maple St.
Arlington, MA 02476

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Congratulations to Arlington for passing the Trust Act Resolution (Warrant Article 59) at Town Meeting this year! Download AHRC's factsheet for more information.
Arlington also created an LGBTQIA+ Rainbow Commission (Warrant Article 15) at Town Meeting this year. You can read about the need for more LGBTQIA+ support here.

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