(A)   Study the relationship between persons of various races, sexes, creeds, abilities, and nationalities within the city and to advise and assist the various city departments in matters involving relationships between such groups to the end that prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, and discrimination will be eliminated in Fort Wayne;
   (B)   Eliminate discrimination in education, employment, public accommodation and housing based upon sex, race, religion, handicap, ancestry, national origin or place of birth;
   (C)   Study, investigate and take action in regard to any condition having an adverse effect upon relations between persons of various races, sexes, creeds, abilities and nationalities;
   (D)   Institute and conduct educational and other programs intended to promote the equal rights and opportunities of all persons;
   (E)   Solicit the cooperation of the various racial, ethnic, handicapped, women's rights, and religious groups within the community in order to improve the quality of communications and understanding within the community;
   (F)   Stimulate private and governmental department and agencies to develop and foster meaningful programs in support of the objectives and purposes of the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission;
   (G)   Ensure the equal protection of all persons and the full availability of all rights and privileges of citizenship to all persons.
('74 Code, § 15-2) (Ord. G-21-78, passed 7-25-78; Am. Ord. G-30-96, passed 12-17-96; Am. Ord. G-31-96, passed 12-17-96)