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Labor Day Observance

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity’s (GCEO) office will be closed in observance of Labor Day beginning on Friday, September 2, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Thanks!

GCEO Advisory Board Meeting-August 2016

In accordance with O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 Open Meetings Act, the Georgia Commission On Equal Opportunity Advisory Board will be meeting Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Georgia Public Broadcasting, 260 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318. The agenda is as follows: Agenda: 1. Tour of the GPB Offices. 2. Approval of Minutes from the […]

GCEO Mourns Advisory Board Member

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, after a brief illness, Advisory Board Member, Dr. William “Sonny” Walker passed away. Dr. Walker was a native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, but he was a longtime resident of Atlanta. He was known to most as a civil rights activist and civic leader committed to improving the lives of others. […]

2016 Independence Day Closing

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity’s (GCEO) office will be closed in observance of Independence Day beginning on Friday, July 1st at 4:00 p.m. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th. Executive Director & Administrator Melvin Everson, and the GCEO staff wishes you a safe and festive holiday weekend!

Memorial Day 2016

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity’s (GCEO) office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day beginning on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

GCEO Advisory Board Meeting-May 2016

In accordance with the O.C.GA. 50-14-1 Open Meetings Act, The Georgia Commission On Equal Opportunity’s Advisory Board will be meeting this Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir located at 460 Rockbridge Road NW Lilburn, GA 30047. The agenda is as follows:   MEETING AGENDA Call to order Approval of Meeting Minutes from February Brief Discussion Regarding […]

GCEO’s Annual Proclamation & Freedom Awards Ceremony & Reception

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Melvin Everson, Executive Director/Administrator meverson@gceo.state.ga.us or 404-232-1776 The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity to Celebrate Fair Housing & Equal Employment throughout the Month of April Atlanta, GA-Each year, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) recognizes April as Fair Housing and Equal Employment Month. The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity agency […]

Affordable Housing Day at the Capitol

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity’s Fair Housing Division staff supported the Housing Georgia Coalition by attending the Affordable Housing Day at the Georgia State Capitol on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Housing Georgia is a coalition that advocates for public policies, programs and increased resources to ensure that all Georgians have safe, decent, and affordable […]

GCEO Welcomes the Jerusalem Institute of Justice

On Thursday, March 3, 2016, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) was honored to host staff of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice(JIJ) which is located in Jerusalem, Israel during their visit to the great State of Georgia.  The Jerusalem Institute of Justice plays a vital role by sustaining a vibrant civil society, holding the Israeli […]

GCEO Advisory Board Meeting-January 2016

In accordance with the O.C.GA. 50-14-1 Open Meetings Act, The Georgia Commission On Equal Opportunity’s Advisory Board will be meeting this Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. in the MLK Jr. Conference Room located at 7 MLK Jr. Dr. SE Suite 351 Atlanta, Ga. The agenda is as follows:   MEETING AGENDA   Review Board meeting […]