Meridian Township Adopts Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Ordinance

On Thursday, November 7, the Meridian Township Board of Trustees voted 5-1 to adopt a proposed Human Relations Ordinance that prohibits housing, public accommodations, and employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Trustee Angela Wilson spearheaded the efforts to pass this important legislation and was part of the press conference in May announcing […]

UPDATE: DELTA TOWNSHIP BECOMES #29!

THANK YOU DELTA TOWNSHIP! Last night, after nearly six months of hard work, discussion, and township testimony, the Delta Township Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. We applaud the Delta Township Trustees for their diligence and commitment to crafting an ordinance that was best suited to the Township’s needs. Once […]

UPDATE: MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP IS ON THE BRINK OF BECOMING A “COOL CITY”

Place making is a very popular term – it refers to the philosophy and practice of capitalizing on a local community’s assets, inspiration and potential, ultimately creating spaces that promote peoples’ health, happiness, and well being. During the October 1 meeting, Clerk Brett Dreyfus spoke extensively about making Meridian Township a cool place to live. […]

UPDATE: Delta Township Delays Adoption

First, a huge THANK YOU to all of the supporters who came out to Monday’s Delta Township meeting. The room was packed with people and many of our supporters stood at the back of the room or in the hallway for over two hours just to be a part of the discussion and decision making […]

UPDATE: DELTA TOWNSHIP MEETING ETIQUETTE

Tonight, at 6 p.m., the Delta Township Board of Trustees will be taking public comment on and voting on whether to adopt a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. We are asking people to attend the meeting to show support for the ordinance. You can show support in a few different ways: 1) Wear blue – we’re coordinating […]

ACTION ALERT IN DELTA TOWNSHIP!

  On Monday, October 7, at 6:00 p.m. Delta Township will be reading their proposed non-discrimination ordinance for the second time. They will take public comment before voting on whether to adopt or reject the ordinance. We need YOU to join us and speak up for equality.  The Board, which has been unanimously supportive of […]

UPDATE: DELHI TOWNSHIP BECOMES 28TH COMMUNITY TO PASS NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

  Last night, the Delhi Township Board of Trustees unanimously passed a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. During a brief public comment period, four citizens rose to speak in favor of the ordinance. Cheryl Overley, who is part of the largest homeschooling group in the state, said “We have families who live in Delhi Township and we […]