Indiana Civil Rights Commission's November Newsletter


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One Indiana Program 

November 2013
Season 1, Episode 8
"Disparities in the African American and Hispanic communities"

Message from the Director

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission's (ICRC) Executive Director Jamal L. Smith talks about the agency's new on-line complaint process.

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November 2013

ICRC brings charges against Highland, Ind. restaurant
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s Deputy Director Akia Haynes (ICRC) announced today two significant sexual harassment charges against Les Brothers Restaurant and Pancake House in Highland, Indiana. Both complaints involve female employees alleging they were subjected to repeated incidents of sexual harassment...more

State agencies, City of Terre Haute to host Homes Summit Dec. 6th
Free food, prizes and information on landlord/tenant rights, housing discrimination and health/safety concerns will be provided at the Healthy Homes Summit Dec. 5, 2013 at Greenwood Manor Apartments in Terre Haute. The event, which is presented by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, starts at 6:00 pm and will provide Vigo County residents valuable information and resources regarding their housing rights...more

ICRC awarded $250,000.00 HUD grant to fight housing discrimination
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) has launched its most ambitious advertising campaign aimed throughout the state and is asking Hoosiers to “Break the Trend”. The state governmental agency, which is tasked with enforcing civil rights law including the Indiana Fair Housing Act, is encouraging Hoosiers to come forward and report housing discrimination...more

Anderson man alleges race discrimination against Parts Co.
An Anderson, Ind. man alleges that his termination from Genuine Parts Company was based on race discrimination. Following a preliminary investigation, a notice of finding was released today by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) finding that there is probable cause to believe a discriminatory practice occurred in this particular instance...more

Action Properties in South Bend charged with violating IFHA
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director, Akia Haynes, announced today that there is reasonable cause to believe that Action Properties (AP), located in South Bend, violated the Indiana Fair Housing Act when they unreasonably delayed a disabled tenant’s request for a reasonable modification...more