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  1. Article number 1 - IDHR Celebrates Black History Month
  2. Article number 2 - Illinois Scorecard on Discrimination
  3. Article number 3 - ICED Presents Accessibility Requirements under State and Federal Laws
  4. Article number 4 - State Sponsors Jobs Webinar for People with Disabilities
  5. Article number 5 - LGBT Legacy Wall Hosted in Chicago
  •  IDHR Celebrates Black History Month

    IDHR Celebrates Black History Month

    IDHR is proud to celebrate Black History Month throughout February, created to honor and recognize the many African Americans who have made contributions to our nation and state.  This annual obervance was first recognized in 1926 to encourage the teaching of African American history in public education.  Learn more about Black History Month and historial milestones that occurred in February.​

  •  Illinois Scorecard on Discrimination

    Illinois Scorecard on Discrimination

    ​IDHR has publicly released its interim report to Governor Bruce Rauner on a wide-raning study of statewide discrimination patterns and barriers to success.  While this historic study is entering its research phase, we continue to welcome new partners willing to contribute data, resources or perspective to this effort.

    Read the Press Release.

    Read the Interim Report.

  •  ICED Presents Accessibility Requirements under State and Federal Laws

    ICED Presents Accessibility Requirements under State and Federal Laws

    March 9, 2016, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    The Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities (ICED) will discuss the Illinois Environmental Barriers Act, the Illinois Accessibility Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act

    No reservations required.  Email Susan Allen for call-in numbers or if reasonable accommodation is needed. 

  •  State Sponsors Jobs Webinar for People with Disabilities

    State Sponsors Jobs Webinar for People with Disabilities

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:00 a.m.

    The webinar will feature Jaci DeBrun of the Department of Central Management Services and Alicia Rentmeister of the Department of Human Services’ Division of Rehabilitation Services. Ms. DeBrun will discuss state jobs and how to apply for them.  You must sign on to a computer to participate. 

    Register by emailing Susan Allen, of the Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities (ICED).   

  •  LGBT Legacy Wall on Display in Thompson Center

    LGBT Legacy Wall Hosted in Chicago

    ​IDHR was proud to host The Legacy Wall, a travelling interactive history exhibit honoring the contributions of LGBT people to world history and culture, in the James R. Thompson Center Atrium throughout the last week of January.  The installation, created by The Legacy Project, has been on a statewide tour following its September debut in Springfield.

    Read the Press Release.

 
 
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