Human rights group to hold April meeting

DeKALB — A human rights volunteer group will meet April 15 to review any complaints about supposed violations of the rights of people with disabilities by public and private service providers.

The Northwest Regional Human Rights Authority of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 at Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 Kish Hospital Drive, Room #CC2, DeKalb.

The Human Rights Authority is a panel of volunteers that investigates alleged violations in the nine northwestern counties of Illinois.

Residents may report any rights violations at the meeting or by contacting the coordinator at the Rockford regional office at 815-987-7657.