Indiana Civil Rights Commission's February Newsletter

 

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The Indiana Civil Rights Commission's (ICRC) Executive Director Jamal L. Smith talks about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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February

ICRC develops video that chronicles the history of civil rights
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), with help from Indiana Black Expo’s Youth Video Institute, has developed a video that chronicles the history of civil rights in Indiana. The video, titled “Indiana’s Road to Equality” takes an in-depth look at the trials and tribulations faced by minorities and women throughout the Hoosier state...more

Man alleges Republic Airways denied him employment
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director Akia Haynes announced this month that the agency has issued a finding that there is probable cause to believe that Indianapolis-based Republic Airways denied a male applicant the opportunity to interview for a position because of visible tattoos on his forearms...more 

ICRC to host free attorney seminar March 22nd in Richmond
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) will conduct a free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for attorneys and legal professionals in Richmond Friday, March 22, 2013 in the Community Room of Richmond City Hall. The free training titled “Equal Employment Law Update” will be worth 3.0 CLE credits* for Indiana attorneys...more

R & R Bar and Grill owner charged with sexual harassment
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s (ICRC) Deputy Director Akia Haynes announced this month that the agency has issued a finding that there is probable cause to believe that a former employee of R and R Bar & Grill in Jeffersonville was subject to verbal and physical sexual harassment by the owner...more 

ICRC names new Deputy Director
Ms. Akia Haynes was named Deputy Director and General Counsel of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission on January 21, 2013. Prior to this position, she served as Deputy Attorney General for the Licensing Enforcement and Homeowner Protection Unit with the Indiana Attorney General’s office...more