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  • Constitutional/Civil Rights Services

    Agency: American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska

    Protects civil liberties of all citizens including freedom of expression, religious liberty, right to privacy and equal protection under the law.

    Reviews claims of violations of constitutional freedoms.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission

    Safeguards the rights of all employed persons in the State to obtain and hold employment without discrimination resulting from one or more of the protected basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), disability, marital status, age, retaliation, or equal pay.

    Eliminates unlawful discrimination in the acqui...


  • Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups

    Agency: Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission

    Investigates complaints in employment, housing, credit, education and public accommodations alleging discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, sex ,sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, or gender identity.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Disability Rights Iowa

    Disability Rights Iowa is federally funded, as part of the nation-wide protection and advocacy system created by federal law, to serve people with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, and other disabilities. Disability Rights Iowa may assist with abuse, neglect, education, employment, housing, or denial of services.

    DOES NOT hel...


  • Ombudsman

    Agency: Lincoln City Offices

    Assistance for people who want to register complaints or have other concerns with departments of city government.

    Title VI compliance official investigating, documenting all constituent reports of discrimination by StarTran, Lincoln's public transit services and other divisions that have contact with the public.

    Administers th...


  • Legal Services

    Agency: Iowa Legal Aid

    Free legal assistance with civil legal problems involving basic necessities for low-income individuals in all 99 Iowa counties.  Assistance ranges from providing counsel and advice to representation before various agencies and courts.

    Community legal education presentations offered, as well as over 20 printed booklets on various legal to...


  • Housing Services

    Agency: US Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Subsidized housing, fair housing, and discrimination concerns.


  • Fair Housing Services

    Agency: Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc.

    Investigates discrimination in housing as related to rental, sales, and lending transactions.

    Inservice programs on fair housing laws for housing providers, human service agencies, etc.

    Public education to help the public understand how the Fair Housing Laws protect people.

    Community program development to address h...


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Offutt AFB Equal Opportunity Office

    Handles complaints of unlawful discrimination or sexual harassment.

    Human relations education.

    Mediation for any level of conflict resolution.

    Team building exercises.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Davenport Civil Rights Commission

    Enforces the Davenport Civil Rights Ordinance that prohibits unlawful discrimination against persons in protected classes in the areas of employment, public accommodation, housing, credit, and education.  The ordinance is enforced through a complaint process and the Commission staff provides civil rights education in the community.  The program ser...


  • Advocacy Services

    Agency: Iowa-Nebraska National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    NAACP is a national representative organization for black Americans and other minorities, and thus protects the rights of all people regardless of race, creed, or color. Des Moines Chapter (National Association for Advancement of Colored People): Meeting locations vary - call for information.


  • Constitutional/ Civil Rights Group

    Agency: City of Sioux City

    The Sioux City Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) is a neutral fact-finding agency that investigates complaints of discrimination. We only investigate cases of alleged discrimination that have both occurred in Sioux City and within the last 300 days. If the issue occurred outside city limits, we can make a referral to an appropriate agency.


  • Constitutional/Civil Rights Services

    Agency: Iowa Civil Rights Commission

    Statewide agency that receives complaints of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, mental or physical disability, familial status (in housing and credit), marital status (in credit), pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or sex. The Commission has jurisdiction in the areas of employment, educati...


  • Civil Rights Commission

    Agency: Council Bluffs City Offices

    Discrimination complaint filing for incidents that occur in Council Bluffs.

    Housing discrimination complaint referrals in Council Bluffs.


  • Advocacy Services - Asian and Pacific Islanders Affairs

    Agency: Iowa Department of Human Rights

    COMMISSION ON ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER AFFAIRS works to ensure Iowa’s Asians and Pacific Islanders have opportunities equal to other Iowans in education, employment, health care, housing, and safety and to publicize the accomplishments and contributions of the Asian and Pacific Islanders to the state.


  • Legal Services

    Agency: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT provides services for fair housing and housing discrimination.


  • Advocacy Services - Latino Affairs

    Agency: Iowa Department of Human Rights

    IOWA OFFICE OF LATINO AFFAIRS serves as an ongoing resource for Iowans of Latino heritage, government agencies, businesses and other entities in the state, helps to remove barriers for Latino Iowans and bridge the existing cultural, language and services gaps by assisting public and private groups to develop inclusive strategic plans, programs and ...


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Iowa-Nebraska National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Purpose is to end racial discrimination for all. Civic, youth, education. Assists minority under-privileged youth, low income, elderly and multi-problem persons. Provides advocacy, job referrals, counseling, assistance with resumes. Provides positive role models and mentorship.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Waterloo Commission on Human Rights

    Provides education and outreach services; receives, investigates, and acts on alleged discrimination complaints; and provides referrals to Iowa Civil Rights Commission.


  • First-Stop Center

    Agency: Multicultural Coalition

    Assists newcomers–immigrants, refugees and vulnerable individuals–by meeting immediate and emerging needs.  May help resolve any issue for a newcomer, either on-site or with the assistance of our partnering organizations and businesses. Interpreters for clients in Arabic, Dinka, Nuer, Spanish and others are available during appointments.


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