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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Virtual Meeting Tuesday, July 7

Lansing, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the report and recommendations of the MDCR Executive Director Search Committee and vote on the process, the position description, and any other related matters.

The meeting will be conducted via Zoom and also will 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 Commission meeting via Zoom, click this link:

To participate by phone only, call one of these numbers: US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833. Webinar ID: 962 9886 4899.

To view the Commission meeting via Facebook, go to To view the meeting on YouTube, go to

During the meeting, members of the news media should direct questions to Vicki Levengood by email at 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 at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. Requests received after that date 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.