PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

A local Muslim leader will speak about ``Islamaphobia'' at the Palm Springs Human Rights Commission's monthly meeting Monday afternoon.

   The commission has been inviting speakers to discuss topics, including religious intolerance, at its meetings at City Hall. Imam Reymundo Nour from the Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley will speak at Monday's 3 p.m. session.

   The commission's mission is to ``promote and protect the diversity of our community and to improve human relations through education and community awareness,'' according to the city. The nine-member group meets the second Monday of each month, except in August and September.

   For information, call (760) 323-8255.