Photo of PLUS program students seated in their classroomJune 13, 2019 - OCRC Presentation for PLUS Prelaw Students

OCRC Akron Regional Director Bradley Dunn presented to the University of Akron's Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program. The program supports students with diverse backgrounds who are interested in studying law. For More information, click here to visit the University of Akron PLUS Program website.


photo: a high school aged boy looks at photographs framed on the wall of the Ohio Civil Rights Commissions' officeMay 17, 2019 - OCRC and Ohio Arts Council Present Third Annual Photo Exhibit 

OCRC and the Ohio Arts Council again host a student photo exhibit in partnership with the Cleveland Print Shop and Manifest Drawing Center in Cincinnati. For more information, click here to check out the Ohio Arts Council blog.  

photo of Wright State UniversityMarch 14, 2019 - Commmission holds regular meeting at Wright State University. 

Continuing a long tradition, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission traveled to Dayton, Ohio to hold a regular commission meeting in the Student Union of Wright State University. The Commission heard arguments from parties of discrimination complaints and ruled on cases that had undergone investigation in one of the agency's five regional offices.  

January 25, 2019 - Director Payton Interviewed About MLK Symposium

Executive Director G. Michael Payton is featured in a Columbus Alive article about the Columbus Bar Association's 2019 MLK Symposium. Director Payton assists in the planning of annual event. The theme of this year's symposium is "A History of Hate." To read the article and for more information about the MLK Symposium, click here. 

Screen shot of Darlene Sweeney Newbern on CNN SegmentJanuary 16, 2019 - OCRC Featured in CNN Segment on GM Cases

OCRC Director of Regional Operations Darlene Sweeney-Newbern was interviewed for a segment on CNN's Tonight with Don Lemon. The segment discussed OCRC's Probable Cause finding against General Motors in Toledo. For more information and to see the segment, click here.

January 3, 2019 - OCRC Presents at Movie Sneak Premiere

Photo of Bradley Dunn in front of Movie PosterRegional Director Bradley S. S. Dunn provided a brief presentation on the history of sex-based discrimination at a sneak premiere of the film, <i>On the Basis of Sex</i>. The film, which is based on the early life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, was part of an event in Columbus hosted by the Ohio Bar Association, the OSBA Women in the Profession Section, the Columbus Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association, and the Women Lawyers of Franklin County.