Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Holland Human Relations Commission Co-hosting Public Forum: What Impact Do Anti-Discrimination Policies Have on Economy, Communities?

Contact: Jacki Miller (313) 456-4694
Agency: Civil Rights

Lansing - On June 26, 2012, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights will co-host a public hearing on the impact that anti-discrimination policies have on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, as well as the economy and social well-being of Michigan communities. The event will be co-sponsored by the Holland Human Relations Commission and take place from 7-9 p.m. in Council Chambers of Holland City Hall, 270 South River Avenue.

Members of the general public are encouraged to attend and provide testimony on the personal impact of these policies.

Both written and verbal testimony will be accepted.

To provide written testimony, please email it to calcagnor@michigan.gov before June 25, 2012. Please indicate if you would like to testify during the hearing.

If you want to attend the hearing and need an accommodation to do so, please notify MDCR at calcagnor@michigan.gov.

For more information on the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, visit www.michigan.gov/mdcr.