Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Regular Meeting on Monday, July 27

Contact: Vicki Levengood levengoodv@michigan.gov

July 23, 2020

Lansing, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a regular meeting on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 5 pm. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and will also be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube.

Individuals who wish to address the Commission during the public comment period must join the meeting via Zoom (by internet or by phone.)

To join the meeting via Zoom, click this link: https://remotecounsel.zoom.us/j/95311440668

To participate by phone only, call one of these numbers: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782. Webinar ID: 953 1144 0668

To view the Commission meeting via Facebook, go to https://facebook.com/midcr. To view the meeting on YouTube, go to https://youtu.be/pLTa7DnTItE

During the meeting, members of the news media should direct questions to Vicki Levengood by email at levengoodv@michigan.gov or by text at 517-775-0558.

Those who need visual, hearing, foreign language, written and/or other assistance for effective participation may request an accommodation by calling 800-482-3604 or by e-mail to MDCR-INFO@michigan.gov. Requests cannot be guaranteed, but efforts will be made to provide the accommodation requested.  ASL interpreters and closed captioning will be provided.

The 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.

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