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  1. Article number 1 - ADA Anniversary Update
  2. Article number 2 - Orlando Letter from President of IAOHRA
  3. Article number 3 - IDHR Annual Report
  4. Article number 4 - Illinois Scorecard on Discrimination
  •  ADA Distance Learning Session

    ADA Anniversary Update

    ​On July 19, 2016 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm, The Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation (BAJA) and the Illinois ADA Project will host an ADA Distane Learning session on "ADA Anniversary Update - "Celebrating 26 Years"."  This webinar will focus on the annual ADA Anniversary Update from the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

    The program is free to those who call and pre-register. 

  • Orlando Letter from President of IAOHRA

    ​IDHR is a longstanding member of IAOHRA (International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies).  IDHR Deputy Director Bobbie Wanzo is the Midwest Regional Representative for this organization.

    The photo caption to the left is from a vigil in downtown Orlando, Florida on the night of Monday, June 13th, 2016 for the 49 who were killed at a gay nightclub.

  •  IDHR Annual Report

    IDHR Annual Report

    ​IDHR has published its FY 2015 Annual Report, highlighting the work of the department throughout the previous fiscal year.  The report reflects efforts taken throughout the year to fulfill IDHR's mission to secure for all individuals within Illinois freedom from unlawful discrimination, as well as statewide trends in charges filed with the department.

    Read the Annual Report.

  •  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.

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