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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Meet Monday, January 26 in Lansing

LANSING -- The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will host a regular public meeting from 2 pm to 4 pm on Monday, January 26, at the offices of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, 110 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 800 in Lansing.

Governor Snyder is expected to attend and share his second-term priorities with the Commission immediately following the call to order.

Newly-appointed Commissioner Mumtaz Haque will be sworn in at the meeting, and departing members of the Commission, Linda Gobler and Jared Rodriquez, will be presented with awards for their service.

Individuals who wish to address the Commission on civil rights issues will have an opportunity to speak during the public comment period at the end of the meeting. The meeting location is accessible and ample parking is available nearby. If you want to attend and need accommodations to do so, please contact Shawn Sanford at 517-373-8787.

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.