Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Meet on Monday, November 13 in Detroit

Contact: Vicki Levengood - levengoodv@michigan.gov
Agency: Civil Rights

November 9, 2017

Lansing--The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a regular business meeting at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 13 in Room L-150 of Cadillac Place, located at 3054 West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan.

At the meeting, Commissioners will hear reports on a number of Department of Civil Rights initiatives. The Commission also will revisit Equality Michigan’s request for an interpretive statement on the definition of “sex” in the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. The request was tabled at the Commission’s September 18th meeting in Lansing.

Individuals who wish to address the Commission on civil rights issues will have an opportunity to do so during the public comment period near the end of the meeting.

The meeting location is accessible and parking is available nearby. American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters will be available. If you plan to attend and need other accommodations to do so, please contact Shawn Sanford at 313-456-3843.

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission was created by the Michigan Constitution to carry out constitutional and legal guarantees against discrimination. The Commission is charged with investigating alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, color or national origin, sex, age, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, and physical and mental disability.