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Michigan Civil Rights Commission Votes to Dismiss MDCR Director Arbulu

Detroit--Today, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission voted to dismiss of Agustin V. Arbulu, Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. The vote was 5 to 2 in favor of ending Arbulu’s employment.

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission was created by the Michigan Constitution to safeguard constitutional and legal guarantees against discrimination. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the investigational arm of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, is charged with investigating and resolving discrimination complaints and working to prevent discrimination through educational programs that promote voluntary compliance with civil rights laws. The Department also provides information and services to businesses on diversity initiatives and equal employment law. For more information on the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, go to


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