News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 29, 2012
City makes podcasts available for Civil Rights Division radio show on discrimination
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is making available podcasts of “Discrimination – Report It, Don’t Ignore It,” a 30-minute weekly radio show series hosted by the Civil Rights Division of the City’s Human Relations Department. The podcasts may be accessed by visiting www.kcmo.org and choosing “Human Relations Department” or by directly visiting http://www.kcmo.org/CKCMO/Depts/CityManagersOffice/HumanRelationsDivision/CivilRightsEnforcementSection/index.htm.
“Discrimination – Report It, Don’t Ignore It” airs live on KPRT 1590 AM every Saturday from 11-11:30 a.m. The show launched on Saturday, July 28 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 13.
Each show focuses on different aspects of discrimination, including discrimination based on race, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment); sexual orientation and gender identity; disability – employment and housing; and mortgage lending.
The show is designed to inform residents of their rights under the law, and what to do if they believe that they are victims of discrimination. It is part of the Civil Rights Division’s “Report It, Don’t Ignore It” outreach campaign, which includes radio and newspaper ads, billboards, posters and other forms of communication.
The show is underwritten by a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
For more information, contact the Civil Rights Division at 816-513-1836.