Equal Opportunity Department (EOD)​​​​

Time to Nominate for Human Rights Awards

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Nominate someone you know, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents.

The Living the Dream Award honors youth and adults who represent the ideas of Dr. King and contribute to creating a compassionate and socially just community.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who’s actions of promoting civil rights and social and economic justice, for at least 10 years, has made Phoenix a better place to live.

Award nominations are now being accepted here and are due Friday, Oct. 19.

2018 MCDI Awards and Recognition Event

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The 2018 Disability Awards and Recognition Event honors exceptional individuals with disabilities, employers of individuals with disabilities and others that have shown dedication to the access and functional needs community. 

The ceremony also recognizes commitment to improving the quality of life of all residents and visitors of Phoenix.

The event is taking place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Burton Barr Central Library's College Depot.  To RSVP call, 602-534-9276.

Women's Forum 2018

The event provided a unique opportunity for women to network, learn and celebrate the success of other women in the community.  Read more about the Phoenix Women's Commission here

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams speaking to audience

2018 PHX Pride Festival

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2017 MCDI Awards

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The Equal Opportunity Department promotes equal opportunity for city employees and the general public. We work in a variety of ways to achieve our mission:

Compliance & Enforcement Division investigates discrimination complaints Read more

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Read more

Business Relations Division certifies firms as small and disadvantaged businesses Read more

Commissions Supported by EOD are the Human Relations Commission (HRC), Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues (MCDI), and Phoenix Women's Commission (PWC) Read more

Contact Us​

Investigation of Discrimination Complaints

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Certification of Small & Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

City and Federal Goals Compliance

Staff Support for City Commissions

EOD is located at:
200 W. Washington St., 15th Floor
Phoenix, AZ  85003
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