BCR

Linda Alvarado-Arce, Executive Director
One Government Center
Toledo, Ohio 43604
Phone: 419-245-1565
Fax: 419-245-1471

linda.alvarado@toledo.oh.gov

bcr1@toledo.oh.gov

Working to Build a Better Community!

 

The Board of Community Relations seeks to address:

 

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices

Interfering with Civil Rights

Strains on Racial and Cultural Relationships 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Board of Community Relations is an independent organization chartered by the City of Toledo. We exist to promote, empower and support citizens and neighborhoods to create social justice, equal opportunity and a harmonious environment. We intervene in conflicts and disputes by providing investigation, facilitation and mediation services.


 

2017 BOARD LEADERSHIP

  • Keith Jordan, Board Chairperson
  • Scott Noonan, Board Vice-Chairman
  • Joseph Zielinski, Secretary/Recorder & Multifaith Representative
  • Adam Maguire, Nominations Chair
  • Najwa Badawi, Welcome Toledo Lucas County Board Liaison
  • Arturo Quintero, Bylaws Chair 
  • Pastor Christopher Rowell, MLK, Jr. Unity Day Celebration Co-Chair 
  • Dr. Zaheer Hasan, Lucas County Emergency Planning Team Liasion 
  • Cynthia Geronimo, Hispanic Affairs Commission Liaison 
  • Kenneth Rupert, Police Community Relations Liaison

 

2017 BOARD MEMBERS 

  • Adam Maguire, Labor
  • Linda Meyers, Education
  • Cynthia Geronimo, Neighborhood / Mayoral Appointee
  • Chris Rowell, Religious / Mayoral Appointee
  • Joseph Zielinski, Religious / MultiFaith Council 
  • Arturo Quintero, Mayoral Appointee
  • Kenneth Rupert, Religious / Mayoral Appointee
  • Zaheer Hasan, Middle Eastern / Mayoral Appointee
  • Scott Noonan, Labor
  • Sharon Lapitsky, Religious / Mayoral Appointee
  • Najwa Badawi, Middle Eastern / Mayoral Appointee 
  • Lilian Briggs, LGBTQAAI / Mayoral Appointee 
  • David Sherman, Neighborhoods
  • Brittany Moore,  Labor
  • Keith Jordan, Mayoral Appointee 
  • Jennifer Pizio, The University of Toledo 
  • Caryn Maloney, Neighborhoods  

 

Upcoming Events 2017

RESOURCES:

 

2016 Brochure - English

2016 Brochure - Spanish

2016 Brochure - Arabic

2016 Brochure - Hebrew