City of Bethlehem


Bethlehem Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 2011-13

Adopted: June 21, 2011




The Bethlehem City Council unanimously voted to adopt the non-discrimination ordinance with a 7 – 0 vote in favor. A strong local coalition of community-based organizations and labor unions in support led to over 100 testimonies delivered to the City Council in the last two months of the advocacy effort.

In the News

Anti-Discrimination Law Advances Through City Council Committee The Bethlehem Patch (April 29, 2011)
Bethlehem council committee recommends approval of anti-discrimination law The Express-Times (April 29, 2011)
City Council Votes for Anti-Discrimination Law The Bethlehem Patch (May 19, 2011)
Bethlehem passes anti-discrimination law The Morning Call (June 21, 2011)
Bethlehem Passes Anti-Discrimination Ordinance WFMZ-TV 69 (August 18, 2011)
Bethlehem considers first human relations commission members The Express-Times (February 28, 2012)

Bethlehem Human Relations Commission