Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Virtual Meeting Aug. 19 to Interview Candidates for Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights

Contact: Vicki Levengood levengoodv@michigan.gov

August 14, 2020

 

Lansing, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 beginning at 9 am to interview candidates for the position of Executive Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR). The Commission will interview up to seven candidates at the Aug. 19 meeting.

 

The meeting will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. To join the meeting via Zoom, go to https://zoom.us/j/97115405646. Individuals may also attend by phone.

 

  • To join by phone, dial one of these numbers: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128
  • For iPhone one-tap: dial +13017158592,,97115405646#  or +13126266799,,97115405646#
  • Webinar ID is 971 1540 5646.

 

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

The meeting will also be livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/midcr and on YouTube at https://youtu.be/qY4fx_tgjbY.

 

Find the meeting agenda below.

 

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.

 

ASL interpreters and closed captioning will be provided. Those who need 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.

 

Meeting Agenda, August 19, 2020:

 

I.            CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL – Chair Stacie Clayton

 

II.           HOUSEKEEPING RULES FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

 

III.          APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA

 

IV.          APPROVAL OF JULY 27, 2020 MEETING MINUTES

 

V.           PUBLIC COMMENT

 

VI.          INTERVIEWS OF CANDIDATES FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

VII.         DELIBERATIONS

 

VIII.        ADJOURNMENT

 

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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