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On behalf of our Commissioners and staff, I welcome you to the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's website. Our informational video will help you understand the services offered by the OCRC. I invite you to contact us if we can be of assistance to you. - Angela Phelps-White, Executive Director
April 25 - Executive Director and Staff present at ODOT Civil Rights Symposium
The Ohio Department of Transportation hosted a two-day Civil Rights Symposium on April 25 and 26, featuring Executive Director Angela Phelps-White and several Ohio Civil Rights Commission Staff. For more information, click here.
2022 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open
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January 13, 2022 - Former Executive Director G. Michael Payton Receives Civil Rights Honor
The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Commission presented former OCRC Director G. Michael Payton with the Governor's Humanitarian Award at the 37th annual Commemorative Celebration on January 13. To watch a recording of the ceremony, click here.
December 17, 2021 - OCRC Executive Director Presents Gala Keynote
Executive Director Angela Phelps-White presented the keynote address at the 11th Annual Membership Gala 2021: An Evening of Glitter and Jazz! Director Phelps-White spoke about the history of fair housing and housing access.
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