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Indiana Civil Rights Commission's March 2014 Newsletter

 

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Monthly Reports

Recent Findings

Upcoming Events 

April 3-4, 2014
Indiana Fair Housing Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana
April 5, 2014
Black Barbershop Health Initiative
13 cities 
April 23, 2014
Fair Housing Update
Lafayette, Indiana
April 30, 2014
Indiana Holocaust Observance
Indianapolis, Indiana

News Headlines


 

  

Message from the Director

ICRC Executive Director Jamal L. Smith talks about Fair Housing Month. 

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March 2014 Monthly Video

State of Indiana's 2014 Fair Housing Conference to be held Apr. 3rd-4th
Registration is now open for the State of Indiana’s 2014 Fair Housing Conference titled: “The Summit: Breaking Boundaries, Empowering and Furthering Fair Housing” hosted by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission on April 3-4, 2014...more

Belterra Casino Resort faces sexual harassment charge
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director Akia Haynes announced today that there is probable cause to believe that a former employee of Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Ind. was subjected to sexual harassment which led to her resignation...more

HEA 1242 protects Hoosier veterans from facing discrimination
House Enrolled Act 1242, which provides protection for veterans facing employment discrimination, was signed March 13, 2014 by House Speaker Brian Bosma and President Pro Tem of the Senate David Long. The bill, authored by Representative Carbaugh and Senator Banks, will go into effect on July 1, 2014 after being signed by Governor Mike Pence...more

Hagerstown, Ind. restaurant charged with disability discrimination
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director Akia Haynes announced today there is probable cause to believe that a former employee of Main Street Diner in Hagerstown, Ind. was wrongfully terminated because of a perceived impairment...more

16th Annual State of Indiana Holocaust Observance set for Apr. 30th
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council and the Bureau of Jewish Education announced today that The 16th Annual Holocaust Observance & Reading of Names of Holocaust Victims will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm in the Indiana Statehouse Rotunda in Indianapolis...more