50 Years of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Fulfilling the Promise
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
North Miami, FL
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Miami District Office, in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, Black Affairs Advisory Board, Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board, Asian-American Advisory Board, and Community Relations Board, invite you to participate in a Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, signed on July 2, 1964.
You can RSVP to attend one or both of the following two sessions
1. An Education and Community Forum addressing Employment and Housing Discrimination (1:00 - 5:00 p.m); and
2. A Reception commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (5:00 - 8:30 pm).
The afternoon Employment and Housing Discrimination Education and Community Forum is geared towards advocates, counselors, attorneys, community group members, labor and worker organization groups and others who address Employment and Housing Discrimination issues. The Forum kicks off with registration at 12:30 p.m., followed by a Community Forum from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hear about enforcement priorities, procedures and available resources from senior Federal and County officials from EEOC, HUD, DOJ, DOL, Miami-Dade Commission on Human Rights, West Palm Beach County Office of Human Rights and HOPE, Inc. Join your friends and colleagues to hear from about current initiatives, and learn where to get help on the topics of employment discrimination and housing discrimination. Participate in an open forum where you can ask your questions of the various panel members.
The evening Reception, starting at 5:00 p.m., begins with reception and networking hour. Remarks from several key elected officials, Miami-Dade County Board members, VIPs and featured speakers will focus on the significance of the 50th Anniversary, and the promise of the future.
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There is no cost to attend, however, space is limited. Click on the green "Attend Event" button found in this E-vite for more information and to register for the event.
For more information, please contact EEOC representative Lynda Belliveau at (305) 808-1792 or Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board representative Natalie Milian at (305) 375-5098.
When & Where
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and LGBT), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information (family medical history). It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
For further information about our laws, please visit our website, which is located at www.eeoc.gov. You may also contact our National Help Desk at (800) 669-4000.