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 […]

Meridian Township Meeting Etiquette

As most of you already know, the Meridian Township Board of Trustees recently split over whether to adopt an ordinance which would prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Reasons cited included concerns about authority, cost, and necessity. Trustee Milton Scales went so far as to call it “feel good legislation.” In […]

DELTA TOWNSHIP TO INTRODUCE NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

Tonight, Monday, September 16, the Delta Township Board of Trustees will introduce a non-discrimination ordinance. The Board has been working diligently on this issue since late May. They have discussed, revised, listened to testimony, and discussed the issue again. The result of this hard work is a comprehensive ordinance that will prohibit housing, employment, and […]

PROGRESS: DELTA TOWNSHIP TO MOVE FORWARD WITH NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

Last night the Delta Township Board of Trustees discussed and finalized their proposed non-discrimination ordinance. The Board has done a tremendous amount of work on this ordinance since the issue was first addressed at the May 13 Committee of the Whole meeting. Every single member of the Board has combed through this ordinance and has […]

UPDATE: DELTA TOWNSHIP TO DISCUSS ORDINANCE

  On Tuesday, September 3, the Delta Township Board of Trustees will discuss a proposed non-discrimination ordinance during their Committee of the Whole meeting. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. All Delta Township Trustees meetings are held at: Public Meeting Room A Delta Administration Building 7710 West Saginaw Highway Lansing, MI 48917 To RSVP, […]

Equality is spreading

The One Capital Region campaign saw a huge victory this week when Meridian Township passed their fair housing ordinance. However, we weren’t the only ones celebrating this week. One Capital Region is actually part of a much larger team that works around the state to pass and defend non-discrimination ordinances. This week, our entire team […]