Director

Dr. Vernon Mitchell, Jr.
Interim Director, Civil Rights Enforcement Agency
(314) 622-3733
Email & full profile

Board Members

Showing 11 active board members (maximum 13)
Name Role End Date
Monica (Mo) Del Villar Ex-Officio 04/17/2025
Maximus Amadeus (Maxi) Glamour Member 11/21/2024
Adil Imdad Member 11/21/2024
Joseph (Joe) Vollmer Member 04/19/2024
Charles Brown Jr. Member 11/21/2023
Serving Beyond Term
Saladin (Sal) Martinez Member 11/21/2023
Serving Beyond Term
Kevin McKinney Member 11/21/2023
Serving Beyond Term
David Newburger Member 11/21/2023
Serving Beyond Term
Lisa Gould Member 11/21/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Carol Robinson Member 11/21/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Nancy Williams Member 11/21/2022
Serving Beyond Term

Events

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Meeting Materials

August 8, 2023 CREA Commission Meeting
March 8, 2023 CREA Commission Meeting
September 15, 2022 CREA Commission Meeting
November 3, 2021 CREA Commission Meeting
July 7, 2021 CREA Commission Meeting
February 19, 2021 CREA Commission Meeting
January 6, 2021 CREA Commission Meeting
February 5, 2020 CREA Agenda
December 19, 2019 CREA Meeting
May 14, 2019 CREA Meeting Minutes

Overview

The City of St. Louis recognizes that Title VI compliance is a key obligation of the City in its programs. The Civil Rights Enforcement Agency (CREA) is committed to comply with City of St. Louis Ordinance 67119, as amended, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, to assure nondiscrimination compliance on the grounds of race, sex, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), disability, sex, age, sexual orientation/gender identity for access to services and programs offered by the City of St Louis. No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of or subjected to discrimination under the City of St. Louis program and/or service.

Read more about Title VI and discrimination.

Services

Civil Rights Enforcement Agency provides the following services:

  • Answers inquiries into possible discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation taking place in the City of St. Louis
  • Provides a free impartial investigation into Claims of Discrimination based on federal, state and local protected classes of race, national origin or ancestry, color, religion, older age (age 40 and older) sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, familial status, legal source of income, your hair and previous criminal justice involvement
  • Seeks resolution between parties when possible
  • May seek court action in some circumstances

Report Discrimination
Report instances of discrimination in employment, housing or public accommodation

On This Site

About the "Ban the Box" Ordinance
Effective January 1, 2021, the "Ban the Box" ordinance 71074 prohibits employers in the City of St. Louis from basing job hiring or promotion decisions on applicants' criminal history, and inquiring about applicants' criminal history until after it has been determined an applicant is otherwise qualified for the position

CREA Settlement Examples
Example of settled housing cases

CREA's Role in the 2020 Census
Information on 2020 census outreach efforts

Discrimination, Title VI and Your Rights
Explanation of discrimination, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and your protection under the law.

FEMA Civil Rights Notice for Members of the Public
FEMA programs must comply with Federal civil rights laws and nondiscrimination requirements in the Stafford Act.

Volunteer with CREA

Volunteering with CREA is a rewarding experience. Volunteers can: 

  • assist with the Newsletter
  • pass out literature at events  
  • be a Civil Rights Enforcement Advocate in the community 

 To volunteer with CREA, sign up online with Volunteer Match or call us at 314-622-3301.

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External Resources 

Contact Information

Email: crea@stlouis-mo.gov

Phone: (314) 622-3301
TTY Phone: (800) 735-2966
Fax: (314) 622-4190

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4 PM

If you call us and we do not answer, please leave a message. We will follow up within 24 hours.

Social Media:
Follow Civil Rights Enforcement Agency on twitter. Civil Rights Enforcement Agency on Facebook.

Address:
1114 Market Street , Suite 626
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

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