Collins Eboh

Equity & Human Rights
Title: Equity and Human Rights Specialist
Phone: 563-589-4191

Collins Eboh has worked for City of Dubuque since November 2019.

As part of the Human Rights Department and its goal to implement of equity initiatives citywide, Collins serves as the primary liaison to other City Departments and external groups who are working towards equitable delivery of City services and critical community resources. Collins engages in skill building, facilitation, dialogue, research, project management, and conflict management, towards the end goal of systems changes to improve equity. 

Prior to joining the City of Dubuque, Collins worked as the Equity Coordinator at the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, also in Dubuque, Iowa. In that role, he worked with government, nonprofits, private industry and residents to establish initiatives supporting equitable grant making and community outreach. He also facilitated best practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshops and the Dubuque Business Leader Equity Cohort. As Equity Coordinator, Collins was able to leverage his 10 years of experience cultivating relationships with diverse residents and his ability to bring people together to solve problems.

Collins is a former sports performance coach and community center Fitness and Programming Supervisor in Northeast Iowa, where he engaged with youth, families, and older adults. In that role he created programs utilizing community health profile data and partnerships with local health care providers to address health disparities. 

Collins serves on the Magistrate Appointing Commission for Dubuque County and has volunteered with the NAACP, Fountain of Youth, Dubuque Black Men Coalition, Mentor Dubuque, Chamber of Commerce, Arts & Culture Accessibility Taskforce, and Inclusive Dubuque Peer Learning Council. He is working toward a degree in Human Resources Management at the University of Dubuque, is certified in Diversity and Inclusion Management from Cornell University, and is a certified Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Practitioner. Collins is an avid weightlifter, competitive canoer, lover of live theater, and known to experiment with woodworking. 


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