Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations

Our community is a rich, diverse mix of people from different places, with various backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Community Relations celebrates individuals and groups who have made a lasting impact in our community by their dedication to fairness, equality and dignity for everyone.

To register for the Carolinas HealthCare System 2017 MLK Holiday Parade click here 

child leading a march in MLK parade 

​Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Medallion Award

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medallion Award is presented each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day during the National Day of Celebration. It is given to individuals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community who exemplify the ideals of Dr. King. The Nominations deadline is Thursday December 15, 2016

Nomination Process Opens for 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medallion Awards

​Registration for participants in the January 2017 Carolinas HealthCare System Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade

​The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medallion Award is given to individuals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community who exemplify the ideals of Dr. King. Nominate someone for the Medallion Award.

Offers opportunities for tenants and landlords to eliminate communication barriers and work together to solve problems involving damaged property, security deposits, living conditions, financial assistance for repairs or miscellaneous conflicts stemming from the landlord-tenant relationship.

​It is a volation of the Federal Fair Housing Act, the Charlotte Fair Housing Ordinance (Chapter 12, Article V of the Code of the City of Charlotte), or the Mecklenburg County Fair Housing Ordinance to deny you housing rights for any of the following protected classes: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status (being pregnant or having children under 18 years old).

​The courtroom isn't always the best place to solve a problem. Mediation can be a quicker and more thorough way to reach a resolution without the expense and formality of the courtroom.

​Recognizes officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of police-community relations in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. Citizens from neighborhoods, schools, places of worship, businesses and civic institutions nominate officers, and CRC members review the nominations.  

The appeal process for citizens who has filed a complaintant on dispositions imposed by the Chief of Police or his designee relating to allegations of misconduct against a sworn police officer. 

Alleged violations of the following rules: use of force, unbecoming conduct, arrest, search and seizure, and arbitrary profiling.

MLK Jr. Medallion Award nomination form
Landlord-Tenant dispute referral form
Citizens Review Board appeal form
Housing discrimination complaint form
Dispute resolution referral form
Allegation of Police Misconduct
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Community Relations Awards
2017 MLK Parade Registration

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