ERIC Number: ED167664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 19th Annual Report, 1977-1978.
Ohio State Civil Rights Commission, Columbus.
Presented in this document are the percentages, level, and basis of charges filed with the Commission regarding discrimination in the areas of housing, employment, credit, and public accommodations. Statistical information provided is based on such factors as racial, religious, and sex discrimination and handicap based charges. Other, nonjurisdictional charges, such as discrimination in employment because of age, hair length, and prison records are also reported. Amounts of monetary awards received by complainants as a result of findings of discriminatory practices are recorded by geographical areas. Other civil rights activities and concerns in which the Commission is involved are reported on. These include the Commission's role in assessing the civil rights impact of Federally-assisted projects, training and staff development, reviewing progress reports of affirmative action programs, and the elimination of discrimination in education and community relations. In addition, legislative action dealing with civil rights during the year is summarized and recommendations are made for remedying discovered weaknesses in the laws administered by the Commission. (EB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Annual Reports, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Community Relations, Consumer Protection, Credit (Finance), Demography, Equal Education, Equal Facilities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Housing Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Staff Development
Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 220 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 (n.c.)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Civil Rights Commission, Columbus.