Indiana Civil Rights Commission's August 2013 Newsletter


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Monthly Reports

Recent Findings

August 23, 2013
August 12, 2013
July 17, 2013

Upcoming Events 

September 6, 2013
POD Series (1:15 pm-3:30 pm)
September 20, 2013
CLE Program (1:00 pm-4:15 pm)
October 4, 2013
CLE Program (9:00 am-4:00 pm)
October 10, 2013
POD Series (2:00 pm-4:00 pm)

News Headlines


Message from the Director

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission's (ICRC) Executive Director Jamal L. Smith discusses the importance of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Dr. King 

Third Annual Art, Writing and Multimedia Contest to honor Dr. King
Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s Executive Director Jamal L. Smith announced today the start of the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art, Writing and Multimedia Contest. The third annual contest asks Indiana high school students to use art, writing or multimedia to demonstrate what they can do to promote equality...more

Kia Muncie charged with violating the Indiana Civil Rights Law and ADA
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission's (ICRC) Deputy Director, Akia Haynes, announced today that the agency has issued a finding that there is probable cause to believe that Kia Muncie, located in Muncie, Ind., violated the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA)...more

ICRC, FHCCI to host Fair Housing CLE seminar in Indianapolis Oct. 4th
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) will conduct a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for attorneys and legal professionals in Indianapolis Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Indiana Government Conference Center. The free Fair Housing Law training, will be worth 5.0 CLE credits...more

ICRC announces details for CLE seminar in Elkhart Sept. 20th
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) will conduct a free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for attorneys and legal professionals Friday, September 20, 2013 at IU South Bend-Elkhart Center in Elkhart, Indiana. The free training titled "Hot Topics in Title VII and ADA” is worth 3.0 CLE credits for Indiana attorneys...more

Greenfield, Ind. daycare owner faces religious discrimination charge
The owner of House Kids Daycare in Greenfield, Indiana was issued a charge of religious discrimination today by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission after a former employee claims she was forced to engage in various activities that were against her religious beliefs...more