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On behalf of our Commissioners and staff, I welcome you to the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's website. Our informational video will help you understand the services offered by the OCRC. I invite you to contact us if we can be of assistance to you. - Angela Phelps-White, Executive Director
July 20, 2021 - Legal Updates Training
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission's law recently changed due to the enactment of Ohio HB 352 of the 133rd General Assembly. OCRC will be offering free training on July 20, 2021 at 10:00am to review this new law and how it impacts our work. Email email@example.com to attend this training.
July 15, 2021 - Mental Health and Wellbeing Theme of Youth Art Project The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has gathered student artwork from the annual Martin Luther King Art, Essay, and Multimedia contest for a special collection titled “Mental Health Through the Eyes of Ohio’s Youth." To see the collection, click here.
June 15, 2021 - Updates to OCRC's LGBTQ Page
Ohio Civil Rights Commission has updated its information on filing a charge of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The Commission continues to encourage all Ohioans to file if they believe they've been the victim of discrimination or discriminatory harassment. Click here to read more.
May 20, 2021 - Executive Director in Sojourner Truth Commemoration Ohio Civil Rights Commission Executive Director Angela Phelps-White was featured in a Celebration of Sojourner Truth on the 170th anniversary of her famous speech at the Ohio Women's Convention in Akron. To see the video, click here.
January 12, 2021 - A Statement from the Executive Director
On January 18, 2021, the nation celebrated the work of the renowned civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. King, a Baptist minister, became a pivotal influence in the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-1950s and 1960s. Dr. King awakened the Nation’s conscience about social injustice and inequality. To read more, click here.
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