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Michigan Civil Rights Commission to Meet Near Traverse City on Monday, Oct. 23
October 19, 2023
Lansing, MI—The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold their next quarterly meeting on Monday, October 23, 2023, at 10 AM in the Crystal Center at Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan. The meeting is open to the public and will include a public comment period.
The Commission is slated to hear an update on a study of Michigan’s Native American boarding schools, public hearings on housing discrimination, the FY24 budget, and they will consider a resolution in support of providing access to drivers’ licenses to individuals regardless of their immigration status.
The meeting will also be accessible via ZOOM and will be livestreamed to the MDCR Facebook page at facebook.com/MIDCR.
Individuals who join through ZOOM will also have an opportunity to provide public comment. To join by ZOOM, click the webinar link here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86377801322
ASL Interpreters and CART captioning will be available on ZOOM and visible on screen for those attending in person.
The meeting is also accessible by phone by calling 866-434-5269 and providing the conference code 434995.
The detailed agenda is linked here.
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.