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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
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.
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 this new law and how it impacts our work. Watch this space for more information and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in attending a training.
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.
October 8, 2020 - Hall of Fame Commemorative Video
The 2020 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame induction ceremony had to be canceled due to the ongoing health crisis, but OCRC and sponsors partnered with the Ohio Channel and Governor Mike DeWine to create a video recognizing the long history and future of the Hall of Fame. Click here to view and share the video.
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate and embrace diversity and are committed to maintaining an inclusive community.