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Enroll in a Service Animal Awareness Workshophttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/3127Equal Opportunity6/12/2024 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/3127/Newsroom_EOD_037.jpgEnroll in a Service Animal Awareness Workshop<div class="ExternalClass886A38FDB82F420BA5CFA1864D1ECA28"><html> <p>​The Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues and Guide Dogs of America present Service Animal Awareness with speaker Greg Steinmetz on Tuesday, July 16, at noon.</p> <p> The purpose of this webinar is to provide insights into the vital role service animals play in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The discussion will include the definition and types of service animals, various legal rights and requirements, and etiquette for interacting with service animals and their handlers. </p> <p> <strong>About the Speaker:</strong> </p> <p> Greg Steinmetz is the Sr. Manager of Admissions & Graduate Services at Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines. With a profound commitment to enhancing the lives of individuals with visual impairments, Greg brings a wealth of experience and dedication to his role. His background has equipped him with the expertise necessary to build successful partnerships with service animals and provide guidance in training, behavior, etiquette, and advocacy. </p> <p> WebEx <a target="_blank" href="https://cityofphoenix.webex.com/weblink/register/r6b3694a6cf291fb69c7e0ec61ee2415e"><strong>Registration Link</strong></a></p><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Learn about Addressing and Ending Homelessness https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/3122Equal Opportunity6/6/2024 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/3122/Newsroom_EOD_036.jpgLearn about Addressing and Ending Homelessness <div class="ExternalClass31BF0BFCD6E54200B6D9E19E3D4B53B5"><html> <p>The Phoenix Human Relations Commission presents "Addressing and Ending Homelessness"​​​ with speaker Amy Schwabenlender, CEO of Keys to Change, formerly the Human Services Campus. The FREE Webinar is on Thursday, July 25, at noon.</p> <p>Homelessness affects all communities in Maricopa County and is increasingly identified by residents as a top issue they want resolved. Amy will discuss root causes of homelessness, current levels of homelessness, and solutions that work to prevent and end homelessness at the individual and systems level.</p> <p> <strong>The takeaways for the audience in attendance:</strong> <br> </p> <ul dir="" class="" style=""> <li>Answers to common questions about homelessness.<br></li> <li>What is currently being done to address homelessness</li> <li>What is needed to make progress on “ending" homelessness.</li> </ul> <p> <strong>WebEx registration link:</strong> <br> <a target="_blank" href="https://cityofphoenix.webex.com/weblink/register/r65c7bdb4e9ddb1d1945169b5df57345f">https://cityofphoenix.webex.com/weblink/register/r65c7bdb4e9ddb1d1945169b5df57345f</a> </p>​<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Join Presentation about Unlearning Antisemitismhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2763Equal Opportunity5/29/2024 3:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2763/Newsroom_EOD_031.jpgJoin Presentation about Unlearning Antisemitism<div class="ExternalClassF3AA43FA7C68424F981157050256B0A6"><html> <p>​The Phoenix Human Relations Commission and the Anti-Defamation League of Arizona present the Unlearning Antisemitism educational awareness webinar on Thursday, June 27, 2024, from Noon - 1 p.m. </p><p>Join speaker Sarah Kader, community manager, attorney, a​dvocate, and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors in a conversation about Unlearning Antisemitism.<br></p><p>Antisemitism is a major threat to our multiracial democracy and to civic engagement. Antisemitism manifests in many forms in society and is consistently morphing to adapt to new circumstances. Additionally, many Jews experience multiple systems of oppression, including racism, anti-LGBTQ+ bias, misogyny, xenophobia, and ableism. Working to keep our community safe, we must ensure we are creating safety for everyone.</p><p>To achieve this goal, the webinar presentation will:<br></p><ul style="" class="" dir=""><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><strong>WebEx registration link:</strong><br><a style="font-size:10pt;background-color:window;" href="https://cityofphoenix.webex.com/weblink/register/r33464f60cf823845431477924606e517" target="_blank">https://cityofphoenix.webex.com/weblink/register/r33464f60cf823845431477924606e517</a><span style="color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;">​</span></p><p><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Nominate Someone: 2024 Disability Awards https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2775Equal Opportunity5/28/2024 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2775/Newsroom_EOD_035.jpgNominate Someone: 2024 Disability Awards <div class="ExternalClass45DB9EB98E384B5AA4FE4D2175B36DBC"><html> <p>Recognizing ability, advocacy, accessibility, and achievements since 1993, the Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues has a proud history of honoring champions in the disability community that make a tremendous impact in the Valley.  <br></p><p>The Phoenix 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.). The event honors exceptional individuals, organizations, and businesses for their dedication and service to people with disabilities.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p><p>The award ceremony is held annually to recognize award winners that made a commitment to improving the quality of life for all residents and communities of Phoenix. It is our hope this will inspire others to emulate the honorees and provide inclusivity for the community of Phoenix.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p><p>Award categories include Architectural, Business, Community Service, Outstanding Educator, and the Det. Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award. Self-nominations are encouraged! Nominate yourself or others/businesses that demonstrate a commitment to community. D.A.R.E. award nominees represent the very best of Arizona.</p><p>Showcase the amazing work of individuals and businesses by nominating someone for the D.A.R.E Awards today! Nominations need to be submitted <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUQlY3QUU0VkpFT1NMV001NzVIOVdMSjRYTC4u&wdLOR=c74825640-F7DE-4979-9E8E-0BE38E5B8BBE" target="_blank">online</a> by July 31. For more information, call 602-534-1279.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Join the She Matters Equity Forum on May 21https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2723Equal Opportunity4/24/2024 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2723/Newsroom_Women_Conference.jpgJoin the She Matters Equity Forum on May 21<div class="ExternalClassE8707327909D44C19827EAF11EA15449"><html> <p>​The Phoenix Women's Commission and YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix are proud to organize​ the She Matters Equity Forum. The event is designed to address issues of equity and promote wellness and empowerment for women in the workforce.​ ​<br></p><p>The free event is taking place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at South Mountain Community College. It will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions from industry experts, interactive workshops and networking opportunities, including remarks from City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.</p> <p>Attendees will gain insight into the current state of pay equity and learn practical strategies for promoting wellness. <br></p> <p>Learn more and register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://ywcaaz.org/shematters/">She Matters Equity Forum ​</a><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a target="_blank" href="/eodsite/Documents/She%20Matters%20Flyer.pdf"><img alt="Flier" src="/eodsite/MediaAssets/042424%20-%20Elevators%20and%20monitors.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:338px;height:441px;" /></a>​<br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
April is National Fair Housing Monthhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2297Equal Opportunity4/1/2024 2:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2297/Newsroom_EOD_024.jpgApril is National Fair Housing Month<div class="ExternalClassACA9BF22BB164A0196CDBA242B206074"><html> <p>The Equal Opportunity Department, Housing Department, and the Southwest Fair Housing Council, are celebrating National Fair Housing Month.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p><p>The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and other housing-related transactions based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), national origin, disability, and familial status. <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p><p>The City of Phoenix also prohibits discrimination due to an applicant's source of income -- for example, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, Social Security Disability Income, Veteran's Benefits, or other forms of government assistance.<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"> </span></p><p>For information on free Fair Housing workshops, visit <a href="/calendar" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/calendar</a>. To file a complaint, call the Equal Opportunity Department at 602-262-7486.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
New Free Fair Housing Workshops Announcedhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/2974Equal Opportunity4/1/2024 1:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2974/Newsroom_EOD_034.jpgNew Free Fair Housing Workshops Announced<div class="ExternalClass653C25B831EE43E8A753906C39DD752F"><html> <p>The City of Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department in conjunction with the Southwest Fair Housing Council presents its 2024 Fair Housing Workshops. Workshops are free and held remotely each month on Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Each person must register online :</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feburary-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-788610734937?aff=oddtdtcreator" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">February 15</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790128113457%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">March 21</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/april-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790134412297" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">April 25</a><br></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/may-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790135495537" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">May 16</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/june-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790141493477" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">June 20</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/july-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790143830467" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">July 18</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/august-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790153098187%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">August 15</a><br></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/september-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790159096127%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">September 19</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790168163247%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">October 17</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790170460117%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">November 21</a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/december-remote-free-fair-housing-101-3hr-certificate-class-tickets-790179677687%20%5beventbrite.com%255d" style="background-color:window;font-size:10pt;">December 19</a></li></ul> <p>The three-hour workshops, provide information about fair housing practices and laws, and explain housing discrimination investigations from the experts who conduct them. Fair housing practices apply to apartments, houses, condominiums, and mobile home parks.</p> <p>It is illegal for housing providers to discriminate against tenants, rental applicants, or customers based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), national origin, disability, familial status, or source of income.<br></p> <p>​Housing providers, tenants, social service agencies and advocates are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the Equal Opportunity Department at 602-262-7486 or 1-888-624-4611/Relay Friendly.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD
Join Us to Celebrate the 2024 Regional Unity Walkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/276Equal Opportunity1/17/2024 10:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/276/Newsroom_EOD_010.jpgJoin Us to Celebrate the 2024 Regional Unity Walk<div class="ExternalClass8438A1E7243C4B8ABC62C60488E1290F"><html> <p>The Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department and Valley cities invite residents to participate in a free, Regional Unity Walk Saturday, Jan. 27, to promote mutual respect and understanding. </p><p>A free festival at Tempe Beach Park, 80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, will start at 4:30 p.m., and the one-mile walk (beginning and ending at Tempe Beach Park) will begin at 6 p.m. Attendees can enjoy free t-shirts, refreshments, and entertainment. </p><p>For more information, call 602-534-1279.​<br></p><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNewsequal-opportunityEOD

 

 

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