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In order to prevent and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission has suspended in-person charge filing at all of our regional offices. We encourage all Ohioans who wish to file a charge to file online or call their regional office.
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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
May 3-9 is Ohio Public Service Recognition Week
The week of May 3 marks this year's annual Public Service Recognition Week and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission will be celebrating the hard work of our staff all week. Watch this space for a special message later in the week!
Nomination Period for the 2020 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame is now open
The nomination period for the 12th Annual Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame has begun. This year's induction ceremony will be on October 8 at the Ohio Statehouse. For more details, click here for the official nomination form.
After 35 years of public service and 18 years working devotedly as the Executive Director for OCRC, G. Michael Payton retired on December 31, 2019. Chief Legal Counsel Stephanie Bostos Demers has assumed the role of Acting Executive Director until a new Executive Director is appointed.
November 13, 2019 - OCRC Presented at EEOC Training Seminar
The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) hosted a training seminar on Wednesday, November 13 featuring presentations from several OCRC staff.
October 10, 2019 - Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame
OCRC and sponsors welcomed the 2019 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame inductees at the 11th annual induction ceremony. Thomas Jefferson Ferguson, Mary Hackney, Dr. Jack Hansan, Jerrie Mock, Burt Silverman, and Stanley Tolliver were inducted. For more information, click here.
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate and embrace diversity and are committed to maintaining an inclusive community.