Safeguarding Georgians from discrimination in housing and employment

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity is under the leadership of Governor Brian P. Kemp and Executive Director Allona Lane Cross.

We enforce the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978 and the Georgia Fair Housing Law.

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Governor Kemp Appoints Allona Lane Cross Executive Director of the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

Allona Lane Cross was appointed to serve as the Executive Director of the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) by Governor Brian P. Kemp on October 24, 2019.

 

Jazmyn Frye Promoted to Director of Equal Employment for GCEO

On September 15, 2019, Jazmyn Frye was promoted to be the Director of Equal Employment for the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity where she enforces the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act and manages the Equal Employment Division.

GCEO & the EEOC Conduct Joint Education & Outreach for Gwinnett County Schools

On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity & the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission conducted joint education & outreach for Gwinnett County School's Career Connections Exhibition at the Infinite Energy Center.

 

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Equal Employment

The Equal Employment Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978, as amended, which makes it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race,sex, age, disability, national origin, color or relation. 

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Hosing Law, which prohibits various forms of discrimination in residential real estate transactions on the basis of race, sex, religion, disability, national origin, familial status or color.