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The City of Madison's Department of Civil Rights, as a catalyst for change, strives to improve the quality of life for all people. We promote equality and the prevention and elimination of discrimination through education and enforcement.

Madison City Channel presents events presented by the City of Madison Department of Civil Rights.

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Introduction of the 5 month EOC Celebration

Episode first aired on 9/8/2013

Introduction of the 5 month EOC Celebration. Mayor Soglin will give a short speech and then the 5 month celebration will be introduced.
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Civil Rights Movement 50th Anniversary - History Panel

Episode first aired on 9/6/2013

Panelists will include Mother Wright, Milele Chikasa Anana, Dr. Richard Harris, and Dr. Euguene Farley.
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2010 DiverCity Picnic

Episode first aired on 8/3/2010

City of Madison Department of Civil Rights' annual celebration featuring the presentation of the James C. Wright Human Rights Award, named after the first Director of the City's Equal Opportunities Commission.
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2010 Black History Month: Memorial Salute

Episode first aired on 2/12/2010

A salute to deceased African-Americans who have paved the way to advances in civil rights. This event is sponsored by the City of Madison Department of Civil Rights and the Minority Affairs Committee, and featured remarks by Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, a representative of Urban League of Greater Madison, and music by Colier McNair.