Indiana Civil Rights Commission's April 2014 Newsletter


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Monthly Reports

Recent Findings

Upcoming Events 

April 30, 2014
Indiana Holocaust Observance
Indianapolis, Indiana
May 23, 2014
Statewide CLE Program
Hammond, Indiana

News Headlines



Message from the Director

In April's Monthly Video ICRC Executive Director, Jamal Smith, discusses the Annual State of Indiana Fair Housing Conference and the 4th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative.

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More than 200 in attendance for Fair Housing Conference
More than 200 attorneys, housing providers, landlords and tenants were on hand for the 2014 State of Indiana Fair Housing Conference Thursday, April 3-Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Indiana Government Center in Downtown Indianapolis...more

ICRC, Indianapolis Indians announce Student Essay Contest
In celebration of the Third Annual Civil Rights Game on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Victory Field, The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and the Indianapolis Indians announced today a Student Essay Contest for Indiana elementary school students...more

ICRC to offer CLE seminar in Hammond on May 23rd
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) will conduct a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for attorneys and legal professionals Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Purdue University-Calumet Campus, 2200 169th Street, Gyte Hall - Room 107, Hammond IN 46323...more

Indiana Consortium announces dates for Annual Conference
The Indiana Consortium of State and Local Human Rights Agencies announced the dates for the annual training conference today. The conference will be held June  17-20, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville, Indiana...more

State Civil Rights Commission charges three employers
Three employers have been charged recently with discrimination on the basis of disability in violation of the Indiana Civil Rights Law (Ind. Code § 22-9, et seq.). The charges each involve employees facing alleged unlawful discriminatory practices on the basis of their disability...more

Indianapolis-based Magnode Corp. charged with race discrimination
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director, Akia Haynes, announced today that there is probable cause to believe that an Indianapolis man, who is African American, was subject to race discrimination which led to his termination from Magnode Corporation in January 2013...more