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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Peoria Illinois Regional Human Rights Authority : allegations that persons with disabilities are being violated : Meeting June 15 2011, 10 AM

Pekin Daily Times : Jun 14, 2011

PEORIA, Ill. — The Peoria Regional Human Rights Authority of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6501 N. Sheridan Road.

At that time it will review and discuss complaints concerning allegations that the rights of persons with disabilities are being violated at private and public facilities that provide mental health or developmental disabilities services.

The Human Rights Authority serves all counties throughout Illinois. Cases tentatively set for this month’s agenda include complaints involving alleged violations of the laws, regulations and other mandates that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.

Those who believe the rights of a person with disabilities are being violated may report this at the meeting or call the Authority’s Regional Coordinator at (309) 671-3030. All complainants’ names are kept confidential.

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