Human Rights Commission


Office of the Mayor, (413) 772-1560 

All correspondence addressed to the Human Rights Commission becomes a permanent public record.


14 Court Square, Room 201, Greenfield, MA 01301


Meeting Schedule: Second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. 114 Main Street

No meetings currently scheduled.


7 of 9 seats. 3 years each seat.

  • Pete Michael Smith, Vice Chair. June, 2023.
  • William (Wid) Perry, Secretary. December, 2022.
  • Daniel Cantor Yalowitz, Chair. December, 2022.
  • Carolyn McDaniel. June, 2023.
  • Loreen A. Flockerzie. June, 2023.
  • Wendy Goodman. October, 2023.
  • Maureen Lyons. December, 2024.

Founded under Chapter 136 of the Town Code >>


Mission Statement:

The Greenfield Human Rights Commission believes that all citizens of the community have the right to be treated with dignity, respect, fairness, impartiality and justice without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion or disability.

The Human Rights Commission will:

  • Promote a positive sense of community and unity based on our similarities and differences
  • Provide a forum for the promotion of dialogue, education, healing and celebration of our diversity
  • Investigate, mediate, respond and report to the community on allegations of human rights violations
  • Provide resources, direction and counsel

The Commission shall work toward enhancing the quality of life in Greenfield through promoting understanding, appreciation and respect.

Adopted at a regular meeting of the Human Rights Commission on Monday, March 2, 1998

Previous meetings:

Calendar of Events
Mon, Jan 17, 2022, 6:00 pm
City Hall Meeting Room, 14 Court Square 2nd Floor
Posted to: Town Council
Tue, Jan 18, 2022, 4:00 pm
public can join remotely via Webex, link provided in agenda; Licensing Commission may be at 14 Court Square
Posted to: Licensing
Tue, Jan 18, 2022, 4:00 pm
Remote via Zoom
Posted to: Housing Authority