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Jeff Deuitch
Executive Director

Larry Arness
Staff Attorney

Michigan City Human Rights Department
100 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
(219) 873-1429 ext 336

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Si usted se siente haber sido discriminado contra, debido a su raza, color, sexo, edad, origen nacional, inhabilidad, religión, ascendencia, estado civil u orientación sexual, en comodidades del empleo, de la cubierta o del publico y necesiter nuestra ayuda, para entrar en contacto. Con por favor neuestra oficina en 873-1429, y para deje su nombre, y el numero de telefono, con un breve mensaje, y un represetante de nuestra oficina de volveran su ilamada. Todos los contactos con este departamento seguirán siendo confidenciales.


The Michigan City Human Rights Commission Ordinance #3283 states that it is the public policy of the city of Michigan City to provide all of the citizens equal opportunity in the areas of employment, housing, education of public accommodation on the basis of:

  • Familial status (housing complaints only)
  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • National Origin
  • Disability
  • Age
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sex (including sexual harassment & pregnancy)
  • Ancestry

Discrimination based on age is covered by federal law and will be forwarded to EEOC. Charges of discrimination based on disability that does not meet the definition in MCHRC Ordinance #3283 will be forwarded to EEOC also.

It is also the public policy of the city of Michigan City to protect its citizens from unfounded charges of discrimination.


Commitment to the citizens of Michigan City to provide and promote equal opportunity by:

  • Enforcing the Human Rights, Affirmative Action and Contract Compliance ordinances
  • Educating the public in civil rights issues
  • Advocating tolerant and anti-discriminatory attitudes and systems

For more information on the appointed commission supporting this department, click here.

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