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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
January 13, 2022 - Former Executive Director G. Michael Payton Receives Civil Rights Honor
The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Commission presented former OCRC Director G. Michael Payton with the Governor's Humanitarian Award at the 37th annual Commemorative Celebration on January 13. To watch a recording of the ceremony, click here.
December 17, 2021 - OCRC Executive Director Presents Gala Keynote
Executive Director Angela Phelps-White presented the keynote address at the 11th Annual Membership Gala 2021: An Evening of Glitter and Jazz! Director Phelps-White spoke about the history of fair housing and housing access.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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