1. Human Rights Commission Meeting: September 28th at 4:30pm in the Common Council Room 2. CAMEO (Columbus Area Multi-Ethic Organization) Full Membership Meeting, Center for Learning, Summerville Room, Sept. 14, 6:00pm 3. Ethnic Expo: October 7th and 8th , The Expo will be set along 1st Street and Washington Street 4. CAMEO Film Festival: October 10th at Yes Cinema at 6:00pm. The African American...
We need men who can dream of things that never were.– John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
Allsup’s Fired Managerial Employee After Learning... →
“Mr. Pape, a dedicated ten-year employee, was asked by Allsup’s to speak with an EEOC Investigator about his co-worker’s allegations of discrimination, and was dealt the ultimate punishment for simply following those instructions,” said EEOC Trial Attorney Meaghan Shepard. “No employee should fear that cooperating with the EEOC will result in the end of their employment.”
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and...– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Texas Staffing Company Failed to Provide Applicant... →
“Once an applicant has made such a request, he cannot just be ignored. The EEOC will vigorously prosecute cases where the employer refuses to provide a reasonable accommodation that would enable a person to be hired.”
Outside the Box: Welcoming Community Tip
“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.” Anonymous The beauty of children is that they don’t need to be reminded about diversity or inclusion, they just get it. Sally and Julio are more concerned with having fun and playing games than being worried about the differences between themselves. But, in reality, one day Sally and Julio will notice the...
Indelible Mark →
This is a short documentary about families in crisis after a brain injury. Brain injuries are an all-too often overlooked topic. “Indelible Mark” is the perfect classroom tool for Disability Studies in Social Work, Family Education, Tolerance Programs, Special Education, Psychology and more. It is an open-ended film that will absolutely engage your students with issues around the...
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A Thought for Columbus
Facing Reality: Bullying is happening and it could be happening to your children It takes a Village…. Studies are showing that bullying in our schools is increasing. On average, 10% of our children are currently being bullied. Therefore, out of every 1,000 children, 100 of our children are being bullied. Can each of us, particularly Parents, do about this? Bullying happens over a period of time...
Grants to support Children with Disabilities →
Crime Scene Cleaners Sued For Sex Bias →
Store Workers Say: Whose Walmart? OUR Walmart! |... →
Civil Rights Martyrs →
On the Civil Rights Memorial are inscribed the names of individuals who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom during the modern Civil Rights Movement - 1954 to 1968. The martyrs include activists who were targeted for death because of their civil rights work; random victims of vigilantes determined to halt the movement; and individuals who, in the sacrifice of their own lives, brought new...
This settlement is a great result for Mr. Economos and the other victims of the...– http://www1.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/8-26-11.cfm
Williams Country Sausage Company Settles EEOC Race... →
Company Harassed and Underpaid a Black Maintenance Worker Because of Race, Federal Agency Charged
Video shows white teens driving over, killing... →
Employers are simply not entitled to punish employees — or former...– Laurie A. Young, regional attorney for the EEOC’s Indianapolis District Office
This Week In Columbus for CAMEO
CAMEO Membership Meeting August 10, 2011 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Columbus Learning Center-Summerville Room Annual Sports and Family Day-Trinbago Association August 14, 2011 at 2:00pm at Mill Race Park