​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Equal Opportunity Department (EOD)​​​​​​​​​​


Donald R. Logan, ​Director      

Our Mission

To create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone is valued.  

Our Vision

To eliminate discrimination by fostering a spirit of caring, collaboration and commitment through fair and transparent services.   

 Source of Income

The Equal Opportu​nity Department will begin enforcing the recent amendment to Chapter 18 of the City Code on April 6, 2023.  The amendment is designed to address housing discrimination against persons who receive various kinds of sources of income including but not limited to: child support, spousal support, foster care subsidies, rental assistance, security deposit or down payment assistance, income derived from social security or disability insurance, veterans’ benefits, Housing Choice (Section 8) vouchers, and other forms of governmental assistance.

The City of Phoenix is aware of the ongoing housing crisis and the struggles with finding affordable housing.  Although this new ordinance provides the Equal Opportunity Department with additional authority to protect City residents who face discrimination because of their source of income, it is designed to address a limited aspect of the current housing crisis - the barrier of housing discrimination that has adversely impacted many in the community. 

If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination because of your source of income, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, familial status, gender expression or gender identity, please click on the “Housing Discrimination” button below to begin the complaint process.  If you have additional questions, please call us at (602) 262-7486 or email us at contact.eod@phoenix.gov. 

Discrimination ​Complaint Questionnaires

Small Employer Employment DiscriminationPublic Accommodations DiscriminationCity of Phoenix Employee DiscriminationHousing Discrimination

Formularios para presentar quejas​

Discriminación laboral - pequeños empleadoresDiscriminación en lugares públicosDiscriminación de vivienda

Statements of Commitment

​​Statement of Commitment to Customers

Declaración de compromiso al clie​nte


Contact Us​

Investigation of Discrimination Complaints: 602-262-7486
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance: 602-262-7486
Small & Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Certification: 602-262-6790
City and Federal Goals Compliance: 602-262-6790
Staff Support for Commissions:  602-534-1279
EOD is located at 200 W. Washington St., 15th Fl., Phoenix, 85003 

Voice:  602-262-7716, Fax:  602-534-1124, TTY: Use 7-1-1,  Email 



We Need Your Feedback: Triennial Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goalhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1490Equal Opportunity8/2/2023 8:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1490/Newsroom_EOD_033.jpgWe Need Your Feedback: Triennial Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal<div class="ExternalClass5096A16C8253418FA7A2C76367C57480"><html> <p></p> <p> <strong></strong></p><p><strong>PUBLIC NOTICE OF CITY OF PHOENIX'S PROPOSED FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TRIENNIAL ACDBE PARTICIPATION GOAL</strong></p><p>Phoenix proposes an ACDBE Participation Goal of 29.3% in Non-Rental Car Concessions and a 3.8% in Rental Car Concession Opportunities at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.</p><p>The City of Phoenix is solicitating feedback from community stakeholders on the Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Triennial Goal that will be proposed to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on October 1, 2023. A goal of 29.3% in non-rental car concessions and a 3.8% in rental car concessions for ACDBE participation will be proposed for the time period of October 2023 to September 2026; these goals must be achieved on an annual basis.</p><p>The ACDBE goal, which will be achieved through race– and gender-neutral measures, is established pursuant to 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 23 and FAA guidance. Due to an absence of a disparity study, rather than setting ACDBE goals, the city imposes small business outreach requirements on its contracts to foster small business and ACDBE participation.</p><p>Details about the proposed ACDBE goal are available for public review and inspection at the city's Equal Opportunity Department, 200 W. Washington St., 15th floor, during regular business hours for 30 days following the date of this notice. Please contact Jana Evans at jana.evans@phoenix.gov, to schedule an appointment to view the proposed Triennial Goals. Public comments will be received for a period of 45 days from the date of this notice. Based upon a review of comments received, the city reserves the right to adjust the proposed goals.</p><p>A presentation for finalization of the proposed ACDBE goals will be held via WebEx virtual meeting on Monday, August 28, 2023, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. (ACDBE flyer)</p><p>To RSVP online, please register at <a href="https://city-of-phoenix-faa-triennial-acdbe-goal-setting-meeting.eventbrite.com/" target="_blank">https://city-of-phoenix-faa-triennial-acdbe-goal-setting-meeting.eventbrite.com</a></p><p>For more information about the public forum, please contact Jana Evans at 602-683-3891/voice or 7-1-1/TTY, or email jana.evans@phoenix.gov</p><p>To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Ira McCullough by August 21, 2023, at 602-273-4062/Voice or 7-1-1/TTY, or email at <a href="mailto:PHXCivilRights@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">PHXCivilRights@phoenix.gov</a></p><p><strong>SPANISH</strong></p><p><strong>Phoenix propone una meta ACDBE del 29.3% en Oportunidades de Concesiones en el Aeropuerto Internacional Sky Harbor de Phoenix.</strong></p><p>La municipalidad de Phoenix está solicitando comentario de los principales interesados sobre la meta trienal de Iniciativa para Concesión en Aeropuerto para Negocios Desfavorecidos (ACDBE por sus siglas en inglés) que será propuesta a la Administración Federal Aérea (FAA) el 1 de octubre, 2023. Se propondrá una meta de 29.3% en concesiones de automóviles que no son de alquiler y un 3.8 % en concesiones de automóviles de alquiler para la participación de ACDBE para el período de octubre de 2023 a septiembre de 2026; las metas deberán ser alcanzadas anualmente.</p><p>La meta ACDBE, que se logrará a través de medidas neutrales en cuanto a raza y género, es establecida de conformidad con Código 49 de las Regulaciones Federales, Parte 23 y guiadas por la FAA. Debido a la falta de un estudio de disparidad, en vez de establecer metas ACDBE, la ciudad impone requisitos en sus contratos para el involucramiento de las pequeñas empresas para fomentar la participación de las pequeñas empresas y ACDBE.</p><p>Los detalles sobre la meta propuesta de ACDBE están disponibles para inspección y revisión del pública en el Departamento de Igualdad de Oportunidad, 200 W. Washington St., piso 15, en horas normales laborables por 30 días a partir de la fecha de este aviso. Por favor, ponerse en contacto con Jana Evans en jana.evans@phoenix.gov, para programar una cita para ver los objetivos trienales propuestos. Se recibirán los comentarios públicos por 45 días a partir de la fecha de este aviso. Basado en un repaso de los comentarios recibidos, la municipalidad reserva el derecho de ajustar la meta propuesta.</p><p>El lunes, 28 de agosto, de 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. se llevará a cabo una reunión virtual por WebEx para hacer una presentación y finalizar la meta propuesta de ACDBE.</p><p>Para confirmar su asistencia en línea, regístrese en <a href="https://city-of-phoenix-faa-triennial-acdbe-goal-setting-meeting.eventbrite.com/" target="_blank">https://city-of-phoenix-faa-triennial-acdbe-goal-setting-meeting.eventbrite.com</a></p><p>Para más información acerca de la proposición de ACDBE o acerca del foro público, llames Jana Evans al 602-683-3891/voz o 7-1-1/TTY, o correo electrónico jana.evans@phoenix.gov</p><p>Para solicitar ajustes razonables, favor de comunicarse con Ira McCullough antes del 21 de Agosto, 2023 en 602-273-4062/voz o 7-1-1/TTY, o correo electrónico <a href="mailto:PHXCivilRights@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">PHXCivilRights@phoenix.gov</a>​<br></p> <p> <br> </p><div></div> <p></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Deadline Extended for MLK Award Nominationshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1458Equal Opportunity8/1/2023 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1458/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpgDeadline Extended for MLK Award Nominations<div class="ExternalClassAD15B1CAFFA44710BA95CF2E4A6791F7"><html> <p>​​If you know someone, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents, we urge you to nominate them for an award.</p> <p>The Living the Dream Award recognizes individuals who embody the ideas of Dr. King through their continued personal commitment to human relations and social justice.</p> <p>The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes exceptional individuals who have made Phoenix a better place to live through a lifelong dedication to promoting social and economic justice, defending civil rights, and enhancing the dignity of all people. Nominations must emulate the lifelong dedication of Calvin C. Goode.</p> <p>The deadline to submit a <a target="_blank" href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUMkZCNlZaTlpVVFhQV0hXTjNHMzdSRjFOSC4u">nomination form online </a>is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22.</p> <p>For more information, call 602-534-1279. <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Nominate Someone: 2023 Disability Awards https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2775Equal Opportunity6/7/2023 10:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2775/Newsroom_EOD_032.jpgNominate Someone: 2023 Disability Awards <div class="ExternalClassC91FB75E90FD48A79ABFBD1EEB2715B4"><html> <p>Recognizing ability, advocacy, accessibility, and achievements since 1993, the Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues and the City are proud sponsors of the Disability Awards and Recognition Event (D.A.R.E.).</p> <p>The event honors individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication and service to people with disabilities.</p> <p>Award categories include Architectural, Business, Non-profit, Community Service, Outstanding Educator, and the Det. Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award.</p> <p>Nominations need to be submitted <a target="_blank" href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUQlY3QUU0VkpFT1NMV001NzVIOVdMSjRYTC4u">online</a> by Friday, Aug. 4. For more information, call 602-534-1279.</p> <p>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
CANCELLED - Unlearning Antisemitism Webinarhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2763Equal Opportunity5/31/2023 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2763/Newsroom_EOD_031.jpgCANCELLED - Unlearning Antisemitism Webinar<div class="ExternalClass8B8A6158A30B46F893015C4B9B6C252E"><html> <p> ​<strong>Unlearning Antisemitism Webinar </strong><br><strong>CANCELLED - ​Wednesday, June 7, noon - 1 p.m.</strong> </p> <p> Antisemitism is defined as the marginalization and/or oppression of people who are Jewish based on the belief in stereotypes, myths, and disinformation about Jewish people, Judaism, Zionism, and Israel. </p> <p> In recent history, American Jews have faced educational quotas, discrimination in the professional sphere, restriction from residential and recreational communities, and acts of violence. </p> <p> <strong>Webinar participants will:</strong> </p> <ul dir="" class="" style=""> <li><p> Examine Antisemitism and the development of anti-Jewish myths and stereotypes. </p></li> <li><p> Explore Antisemitism as a system of oppression. </p></li> <li><p> Analyze contemporary antisemitism and its impacts on society. </p></li> <li><p> Examine different strategies to identify and respond to antisemitism. </p></li> </ul> <p> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"></span> </p> <p> <strong>About the Speaker - Sarah Kader</strong><br> Sarah Kader is an attorney, advocate, mom, and wife, born and raised in Arizona. She joined the Anti-Defamation League of Arizona last year as its Community Manager. Sarah responds to incidents of antisemitism and extremism, provides ADL resources and support to schools, organizations, individuals, and gives presentations on fighting hate in our community. Sarah is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors and honors the memory of her family through her civic engagement in the Jewish community and beyond. </p> <p>Register: <a target="_blank" href="https://bit.ly/3MLEhtf">https://bit.ly/3MLEhtf</a>​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Making the Invisible Visible: Housing Needs of Neurodivergent Adultshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2762Equal Opportunity5/31/2023 8:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2762/Newsroom_EOD_030.pngMaking the Invisible Visible: Housing Needs of Neurodivergent Adults<div class="ExternalClass1D58250F4EDD4247A13CCB8A216AE98C"><html> <p> <strong>Free Virtual Event </strong><br><strong> Thursday, June 8, noon - 1 p.m.</strong> </p> <p> Last year, First Place AZ launched the Greater Phoenix Housing Market Analysis, the first-ever study to comprehensively address housing needs of adults living with autism and intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (A/I/DD). Conducted by the First Place Global Leadership Institute Center for Real Estate & Community Development, the analysis reports on market data, barriers and how public, private, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors can work together to respond to todays and future market demand. Join us to learn more about the housing and community needs and preferences of adults with A/I/DD. </p> <p> <strong>About the Speaker - Maureen Casey</strong> <br> For the last 20 years, Maureen has worked in the disability community as both a family advocate and professional. As the First Place AZ Director of the Centers for Public Policy and Applied Research she leads efforts to demonstrate innovative practices, collect data on efficacy to ultimately expand the opportunities to create neuro-inclusive communities. </p> <p> Register​:<a href="https://phoenixpublicmeetings.webex.com/webappng/sites/phoenixpublicmeetings/webinar/webinarSeries/register/2bc10876ac944d31a50c2a492ff33e83" target="_blank"> https://bit.ly/3N7vROd​</a> ​ </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity


2019 Disability Awards and Recognition Event

The Mayor’s Commission on Disability Issues, Equal Opportunity Department and members of the disability community celebrated the 2019 Disability Awareness and Recognition event which honors individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication to the disabled community.

Watch the videos of this year's award recipients here.


DBE and ACDBE Program Requirements During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency​​

​Supplemental Guidance.pdf


City Honored by Diversity Le​​​adership Alliance

The city of Phoenix received a Corporate Award from the Diversity Leadership Alliance for its commitment towards diversity and inclusion.  

The city's PHXRespect campaign creates an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected.   

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