Removing Barriers in Detroit - 5:14
with Charity Dean, Director of the Department of Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity for the City of Detroit
Posted Jan 29, 2019
The Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity (CRIO) Department, formally known as the Human Rights Department, was created by the 1974 City Charter to replace the Commission on Community Relations, and is the oldest municipal civil rights agency in the country. The Department's roles include administering the Language Access Program, Skilled Trades Employment Program, the Detroit Business Opportunity Program, and the Construction Workforce Diversity Program.
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