Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act from the U.S. Department of Justice. Includes ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis. www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr
The DRC provides information, referral, advice, and legal representation and advocacy to individuals with disabilities on a wide range of disability-related problems.
The Education Alliance Lab at Brown University is a federally funded non-profit organization that is responsible for addressing race, national origin, gender and disability desegregation issues in schools. In addition they cover the broader issues of harassment and include class issues in their training. They offer technical assistance in policy development and training and their services are virtually free. (Charges for travel costs to and from a site may be asked for)
Federal Agency (New England Region) that investigates employment discrimination regarding race, national origin, color, sex and age.
The HRC is a state agency empowered to investigate and resolve complaints in employment on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), national origin, marital status, physical/mental disability, sexual orientation. Their services are free. They also conduct workshops and technical assistance on policy development and implementation.
The Commission on the Status of Women serves as a strong voice for women in the state by monitoring legislation, overcoming discrimination against women, promoting opportunities for women to develop their skills and continue their education, and recognizing women for their accomplishments.
All educational facilities that receive federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education are required to be in compliance with civil rights statutes including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (covering race, color, national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (covering sex), §504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Vocational Education Programs Guidelines For Eliminating Discrimination and Denial Of Services On The Basis Of Race, Color, And National Origin, Sex And Handicap (34 CFR Part 100 Appendix B).
Offers support and assistance to rape and domestic violence targets. Also come into schools to do technical assistance, especially around issues of date rape.
"Uniform standards for the design, construction and alteration of buildings so that physically handicapped persons will have ready access to and use of them in accordance with the Architectural Barriers Act, 42 U.S.C. 4151-4157."
The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.