Indiana Civil Rights Commission's December Newsletter


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December 2013
Season 1, Episode 9
"Issues facing the disabled community in Indiana"

Message from the Director

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission's (ICRC) Executive Director Jamal L. Smith tackles the topic of diversity.

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Dec. 2013 Monthly Video 

Civil Rights Commission, local organizations to revitalize Dr. King St.
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission will lead more than 50 Indianapolis residents, and more than half a dozen local organizations, in the Third Annual Dr. King Day of Service Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Watkins Park Family Center in Indianapolis. The event looks to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy by increasing economic opportunities through service and volunteer activities...more

Tyson Foods, Inc. charged with violating Indiana Civil Rights Law
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director, Akia Haynes, announced this month that there is probable cause to believe that Tyson Foods, Inc. in Logansport, Indiana violated the Indiana Civil Rights Law and other applicable statute when they terminated a Hispanic supervisor for violation of a policy while retaining an American supervisor who violated the same policy...more

Civil Rights and MLK Commissions to honor Dr. King, unveil busts
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission (MLKIHC) announced this month plans for the State of Indiana's 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Indiana Statehouse. Included in this year's program are the presentation of four awards and the unveiling of two historic busts...more

ICRC brings charges against Highland, Ind. restaurant
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s Deputy Director Akia Haynes (ICRC) announced this month 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

2014 Torchbearer Award Nominations due January 10th
The deadline for submitting nomination forms for the 2014 Torchbearer Awards is fast approaching. Please nominate a deserving woman in your community today...more