Dayton Human Relations Council

Wright State University – Know Your Rights

Yesterday, we hosted Know Your Rights at Wright State University in collaboration with their Black Student Union! We loved having bright and knowledgable students come to learn more about their rights when interacting with law...
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New Report Underscores Crucial Role that Immigrants Play in Montgomery County

A new report entitled, “New Americans in Montgomery County and the City of Dayton,” by New American Economy and in partnership with the City of Dayton Human Relations Council, underscores the crucial role immigrants play...
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HRC Board Scheduled to Meet

The HRC Board of Directors will meet virtually on Monday, March 7, 2022 to discuss discrimination complaints and recent HRC updates. The meeting starts at 11:30 AM.

Local Business Relief and Grants

Your Ohio small, local business, restaurant and/or bar may be eligible to receive support. For resources and grant opportunities, please visit:

Ohio Grant Opportunity for local restaurants

There is assistance available for local restaurants and bars. The deadline to apply is very soon! (December 30th) Please see message below from the Ohio Development Services Agency: The $38.7 million Bar and Restaurant Assistance...
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HRC earns Gateways for Growth Challenge Award

New American Economy and Welcoming America have selected the Dayton Human Relations Council (HRC) to receive a Gateways for Growth Challenge (G4G) research and technical assistance award. HRC will use G4G resources to study the...
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Business Relief Grants Available from Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is not accepting applications for organizations impacted by COVID-19. For more information on the grant and how to apply read more below: “The Ohio Department of Job...
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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 28th, 2020 is Small Business Saturday in downtown Dayton. Support local businesses and get a start on your holiday shopping.

Montgomery County Issues Stay-At-Home Advisory

Montgomery County issues a stay-at-home advisory effective now until December 17th, 2020 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The advisory suggests that people only leave home for essentials such as work, school, medical supplies...
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Ohio Small Business Relief Grant for COVID-19

If your business has been negatively impacted by COVID-19, your Ohio small business may qualify for a relief grant.  The Small Business Relief Grant is designed to assist Ohio businesses that have been harmed by...
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Get Involved

The more residents that get involved in their community, the better the City of Dayton will be.
The Human Relations Council offers opportunities for individuals and organizations to
make an impact and promote equality and harmony in Dayton, Ohio.

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