MCCR Mission, Vision, and Core Values


It is the mission of the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to ensure opportunity for all through the enforcement of Maryland's laws against discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, and state contracts; to provide educational outreach services related to provisions of this law; and to promote and improve civil rights in Maryland.


Our vision is to have a State that is free from any trace of unlawful discrimination.

Core Values of MCCR

The Maryland Commission on Civil Rights' core values are the ideals and principles that are at the heartbeat of this organization and guide the decision-making, actions and behaviors of everything we do.  The core values are:

  • Respect - At MCCR we value one another's differences and different roles with humility and sensitivity where every person, perspective, and position are heard and valued. 
  • Integrity - At MCCR we are committed to the public and each other's ethical behavior that reflects and works to the betterment of the laws we enforce.   
  • Effective Communication - At MCCR we promote a culture of open communication that is inclusive and diverse promoting meaningful and successful interactions.​

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