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

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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.   

We work in a variety of ways to achieve our mission and vision:

  • 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


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 cliente

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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 



 

 

Let Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to Youhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1476Equal Opportunity10/5/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1476/Newsroom_EOD_014.jpgLet Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to You<div class="ExternalClassBA656C7663484A93B960A0CCD011BB7D"><html> <p></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>The City of Phoenix Human Relations Commission and the Equal Opportunity Department are organizing free, virtual and in-person programs for 2023. They would like to hear your ideas and comments on the topics that are most impactful to you. Your answers will help them determine what topics and speakers to present.</p><p>Please provide your ideas and feedback by completing this <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUNDFZV1ZCQjYxVVdLUkdBN0xUNzRaQlFBVi4u&wdLOR=c452E834B-9D87-49AD-BB34-27E1BE47AB89" target="_blank">five-question survey</a>.</p><p>The mission of the <a href="/eod/commissions/humanrelations" target="_blank">Human Relations Commission</a> is to promote respect and understanding among all groups by eliminating discrimination throughout the city of Phoenix. The Commission is an advisory body to the Equal Opportunity Department whose purpose is to provide advice to the City of Phoenix to enable the City to meet the needs of its residents. The Commission provides educational awareness to the residents of Phoenix on issues impacting the community.</p><p>For more information, contact Shanna Archie at shanna.archie@phoenix.gov.</p><p> ​<br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
2022 Disability Awards and Recognition Event Virtual Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/439Equal Opportunity9/22/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/439/Newsroom_EOD_006.JPG2022 Disability Awards and Recognition Event Virtual Celebration<div class="ExternalClass7CA98B4E30534B60A399AC87F6EDC206"><html> <p>The Phoenix Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues (MCDI), Equal Opportunity Department and members of the disability community will be hosting the <strong>virtual</strong> MCDI 2022 Disability Awards and Recognition Event (D.A.R.E.), at <strong>5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3.</strong> </p> <p>Every year, the D.A.R.E. honors exceptional individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication and service to the disability community, and for dedicating their lives to enhancing Phoenix's quality of life for all citizens and communities. </p> <p>The award categories this year include Architectural, Business, Nonprofit, Community Service, Outstanding Educator, and the Detective Walter Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award, also known as the Pride of Phoenix Award.<br></p> <p>Join us to honor the awardees and see the incredible work they do each day in their communities and greater Phoenix. </p> <p>To watch the virtual celebration on Oct. 3 or at a later date, visit <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21IKUDTTcpuLq-1Abx9wS4DwUKmjb9tVSN_xG5rmuepzAWcAnLfRizbKfKfq3m9NanxbrvTqM$" target="_blank">Youtube.com/CityofPhoenixAZ</a>. ​<br></p> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Nominations Extended: MLK Awards Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1458Equal Opportunity9/12/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1458/Newsroom_EOD_013.jpgNominations Extended: MLK Awards Program<div class="ExternalClassD058EBAB64B84B1282589545E5D1C02D"><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</a> online has been extended to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.</p> <p>For more information, call 602-534-1279. </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Deadline Extended: 2022 Disability Awards Call for Nominationshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/527Equal Opportunity7/29/2022 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/527/Newsroom_EOD_025.jpgDeadline Extended: 2022 Disability Awards Call for Nominations<div class="ExternalClassEA872A564D0941339AAB6B3F975989A1"><html> <p>Recognizing ability, advocacy, accessibility, and achievements since 1993, the Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues and the City of Phoenix are proud sponsors of the Disability Awards and Recognition Event (D.A.R.E.).<br></p><p>The annual event honors individuals, organizations and businesses for their dedication and service to the disabled community. The ceremony also recognizes those committed to improving the quality of life of all residents and visitors of Phoenix. The goal is to inspire others to emulate the honorees and provide inclusivity for the community.</p><p>Award categories include Architectural, Business, Community Service, Outstanding Educator, and the Det. Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award.</p><p>Award nominations need to be submitted <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUQlY3QUU0VkpFT1NMV001NzVIOVdMSjRYTC4u" target="_blank">online</a> by Aug. 7.<br></p><p>For more information, call 602-534-1279.​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunity
Marketing You! Your Guide to Personal Branding & Thought Leadershiphttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2362Equal Opportunity6/1/2022 4:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2362/Newsroom_EOD_026.jpgMarketing You! Your Guide to Personal Branding & Thought Leadership<div class="ExternalClass2AFF8BF983FF490080B9DD3F4A96B087"><html> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;">Let's face it, you're busy. With work, school, family, friends... the list goes on. When you do find the time to focus on marketing yourself, where do you even begin?! The City of Phoenix Women's Commission invites you to a FREE engaging webinar focused on elevating your personal and professional brand.</p> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"> <strong>In this webinar, you'll learn:</strong> </p> <div style="font-size:13.3333px;"> <ul> <li> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;">The importance of a personal brand<br></p> </li> <li> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;">How your brand makes you stand out (at work, in job interviews and in business)</p> </li> <li> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;">Taking control of your digital footprint</p> </li> <li> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;">Strategic ways to cultivate your own personal brand</p> </li> <li> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;">Plus! For those who already have a strong personal brand, we'll talk about taking it to the next level: becoming a thought leader in your industry</p> </li> </ul> </div> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;">The virtual event is taking place at noon on Friday, June 17. <a href="https://phoenixpublicmeetings.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=phoenixpublicmeetings&service=6&rnd=0.7793531212925764&main_url=https://phoenixpublicmeetings.webex.com/ec3300/eventcenter/event/eventAction.do?theAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000588bb5d5e1d45b3d6363c38f7861e32b46c7a89d671f0d99fcf650b339c3cf07c%26siteurl%3Dphoenixpublicmeetings%26confViewID%3D228369261034225535%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAUeBwp2kHsP6B8KQl2sFtTcLvFzQ7lAX4M4pI4hiN-dNQ2%26" target="_blank">Registration</a> is required.<br></p> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"> <strong>About the presenter:</strong> <br> </p> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;">Abby Zufelt is a marketing strategist, teacher, speaker and podcaster. She works full-time in digital marketing, helping to guide the next generation of marketers. She's also the host of <a href="https://www.workinggirltalk.com/" target="_blank">Working Girl Talk</a>, a podcast that covers the latest business and tech news, career advice, and features interviews with inspiring businesswomen. She is an ASU alumna and is passionate about digital marketing, podcasting, entrepreneurship and helping everyone feel confident in the workplace.</p> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"> <strong>About the Phoenix Women's Commission</strong> <br> </p> <p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;">The Phoenix Women's Commission provides advocacy, leadership, and support on issues facing women of all ages to enhance their quality of life. The commission promotes the participation of women in civic and public affairs and advises the mayor and City Council on women's issues. Learn more about the <a href="/eod/commissions/phoenixwomens" target="_blank">Phoenix Women's Commission​</a>​.​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <br> </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.

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

​Supplemental Guidance.pdf

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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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