Kalamazoo Township

6:14 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Kalamazoo Township approves non-discrimination ordinance with protections for gays, lesbians

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One trustee says he hopes ordinance serves as model for other communities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kalamazoo Township trustees adopted an ordinance Monday that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices. Trustees adopted the ordinance in a 6-0 vote, which drew applause from the approximately 30 people in the audience.
7:18 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Kalamazoo Township sets public hearing on non-discrimination ordinance for July 22nd

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Ordinance includes protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kalamazoo Township trustees at their July 22 meeting will hold a public hearing on an ordinance that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.
7:12 am
Mon July 8, 2013

First reading of non-discrimination ordinance in Kalamazoo Township Monday night

Lead in text: 
Ordinance banning discrimination in employment and housing includes sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalamazoo Township trustees will consider an ordinance for first reading that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices. The township's draft non-discrimination ordinance bans discrimination based "in whole or part on the actual or perceived race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, height, weight, marital status, familial status, citizenship, physical or mental ability, gender identity, sexual orientation or genetic information of another person."
8:31 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Kalamazoo Township trustees to consider non-discrimination ordinance

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Last month township board approved change to Equal Employment Opportunity statement
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- The Kalamazoo Township Board of Trustees will consider adopting a non-discrimination ordinance. Trustees on Monday asked Kenneth Sparks, township attorney, to draft an ordinance that likely would extend anti-discrimination housing and job protections to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.
11:09 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Kalamazoo Township adds gender identity, sexual orientation to equal employment policy

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City of Kalamazoo passed a similar ordinance in 2008. It was the subject of a referendum, but upheld by voters in 2009
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- The Kalamazoo Township Board of Trustees voted this week to add language to its equal opportunity employer policy. Board members added that the township will not discriminate against gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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