Palm Springs Gets Perfect Score On Equality Index

The City of Palm Springs  has aced the test again, getting a perfect score of 100 points  on the 2023 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index Scorecard.                                     

The index is a nationwide evaluation of over 350 cities that examines how inclusive their municipal laws, policies, and services are for LGBTQ+ people who live and work there. 

The Palm Springs Human Rights Commission will present its Community Service Awards on Monday February 12th 2024 at city Hall.

You have until Friday Dec 8th 2023 to  submit nominations.

The nomination form and the criteria are available online at  The Commission is interested in learning about any local citizens or organizations that have worked or volunteered to foster equality, ensure human rights or have fought against hate crimes or any kind of ethnic, religious, sexual or other types of discrimination. The Commission requests that nominees be from the Coachella Valley. Please submit completed nomination forms to [email protected]

 The Palm Springs Human Rights Commission is a nine-member commission of volunteer citizens appointed by the City Council for three-year terms. It meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month via teleconference. Meetings are open to the public and anyone with a human rights issue or question is invited to participate and speak in the public comment period that begins each meeting.


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