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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Hold Virtual Meeting Wednesday, September 30
LANSING, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, September 30 at 5 pm. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom and will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. Find the meeting agenda below.
During the meeting, members of the news media may direct questions to Vicki Levengood by email at email@example.com or by text at 517-775-0558.
Individuals who wish to address the Commission during the public comment period must join the meeting via Zoom (by internet or by phone.) All interested persons are invited to be present and be heard as to their views.
To participate in the meeting via Zoom, click the link below to join the webinar:
To participate by phone, call one of these numbers:
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 910 6171 3153 Passcode: 676507
To view on Facebook Livestream, go to https://facebook.com/midcr
To view on You Tube Livestream, click the link below:
ASL Interpreters have been secured and the meeting will be captioned. Those who need mobility, visual, hearing, foreign language, written and/or other assistance for effective participation may request an accommodation by calling 800-482-3604 or e-mail at MDCR-INFO@michigan.gov. Requests cannot be guaranteed, but efforts will be made to provide the accommodation requested.
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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MICHIGAN CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION MEETING
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 5:00 P.M.
Virtual Meeting: Zoom, You Tube and Facebook Livestream
I. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL – Chair Stacie Clayton
II. WELCOME – Deputy Director Mary Engelman (Housekeeping Rules)
III. APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA
IV. ADOPTION OF CONSENT AGENDA
The following items from the agenda have been identified as those that may not require Commission discussion prior to being adopted or received. Items may be removed from the consent agenda on the request of any commission member. Items not removed will then be moved for adoption by general consent without debate.
(VIII. DIVISION REPORTS)
- *Legislative Affairs Report, Lee Gonzales
- *Enforcement Division Report, Lori Vinson
- *Law and Policy Report, Dan Levy
- *ADA Compliance Report, Kim Woolridge
- *Racial Equity Report, Alfredo Hernandez
- *Business and Community Affairs Report, Anthony Lewis
- *Community Engagement Unit Report, Mark Bishop
- *Division on Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing Report, Annie Urasky
V. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Meeting Minutes from August 24, 2020 Special Meeting
VI. PUBLIC COMMENT
VII. PRESENTATION ON Senate Bill 321, John F. Szczubelek
VIII. DIVISION REPORTS
- Executive Director Report, James White
- Deputy Director Report, Mary Engelman
IX. COMMISSION BUSINESS
- Chair Report, Stacie Clayton
- Attorney General Report, Ron Robinson
- Proposed 2021 Commission Meeting Schedule
X. DELIBERATIONS AND VOTE FOR EDUCATION EQUITY IN MICHIGAN REPORT
XI. ONGOING BUSINESS
XII. NEW BUSINESS
XIII. COMMISSIONER COMMENT
The proposed draft minutes are a summary, not a transcript, of the Commission’s meetings. According to the Open Meetings Act, “the minutes must show the date, time, place, members present, members absent, any decisions made at a meeting open to the public, and the purpose(s) for which a closed session is held; the minutes must also include all roll call votes taken at the meeting.”