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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.


  • Disability 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...


  • 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...


  • 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

    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 initiative and to implement th...


  • 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.


  • Help 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.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission

    5/6/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
    Though we are living through unprecedented times, employment non-discrimination laws still apply. OSHA has recommended safe work place standards in response to COVID-19, including guidance on social distancing and Personal Protective Equipment use. It is more important than ever to follo...


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Investigates employment discrimination cases for individuals who are employed in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.


  • Discrimination Assistance

    Agency: City of Dubuque

    04/13/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
    Working on securing space for shelters to quarantine individuals who may be showing signs or symptoms and/or positive for virus. Able to mobilize a temporary shelter within 8 hours of notification. Using guidelines from Health Department for mobilization of temporary shelter.

  • Disability Rights Information and Advocacy

    Agency: Disability Rights Nebraska

    Protection of individuals with disabilities when their civil and human rights are denied, especially those who are most vulnerable or who learn, live, or work in isolated, segregated, or congregated settings.

    Legal advocacy, investigation, and representation to eligible persons whose disability related cases meet priorities set by our Bo...


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