HUD Announces Partnership with the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

GEORGIA - The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced that the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) is joining their Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) as an Interim Certified agency.

GCEO Charges Housing Providers with Disability & Familial Status Discrimination & Approves Settlement Agreement

GEORGIA - The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) announced today that it has charged an apartment complex owner and property management company in Atlanta (Buckhead), Georgia with violating the Georgia Fair Housing Law (GFHL).

GCEO's Serving Georgia Safely Plan

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) strives to ensure equal treatment of all Georgians and foster a more open and receptive environment in which to conduct business, live, and work.

GCEO Kicks Off Fair Housing Month with Fair Housing Initiatives

April is National Fair Housing Month! The Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) was enacted as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act on April 11, 1968. In 1988, the state of Georgia passed the Georgia Fair Housing Law (GFHL) to safeguard individuals from housing discrimination in the sale, financing, and rental of a dwelling.

Office Relocation

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity has relocated to a new office.

GCEO Welcomes Visitors from Brazil

On Friday, October 25, 2019, GCEO hosted a delegation of women from Brazil visiting Georgia as a part of the, "Women's Leadership in Entrepreneurship and the Digital Economy" program under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.

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.

 

GCEO Hosts International Visitors from Hungary

The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity had the pleasure of hosting International Visitors from Hungary during their visit to Georgia.