MDCR Alert

  • Special Message from MDCR

    During the COVID-19 outbreak, MDCR offices are open by appointment only. You may file a complaint of discrimination using the online complaint form, call 1-800-482-3604, or email

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission

  • The 8-member Michigan Civil Rights Commission was created by the Michigan Constitution to safeguard 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, genetic information, sex, age, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, and physical and mental disability. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights serves as the operational arm of the Commission.

    Learn more about the MCRC.

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Internship Opportunities

  • The Michigan Department of Civil Rights is seeking students for fall semester internships to support MDCR's Communications Office, Division on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Executive Office and Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing (DODDBHH).

    Your MDCR internship will directly support the people working every day to advance the issues you believe in.

    Application Deadlines:

    DODDBHH: Monday, July 26, 2021  All Other Offices/Divisions: Friday, July 30, 2021

    To apply to and view available MDCR internships, click here.