Civil Rights Information

Civil Rights Related Resources

The links provided below are just some of the many resources available that provide information related to equal opportunity in employment, human rights, diversity and civil rights.

Office for Civil Rights Fact Sheet
Protecting Students from Discrimination Based on Shared Ancestry or Ethnic Characteristics.


Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission 
The principal function of the NEOC is to receive, investigate and pass upon charges of unlawful discrimination occurring anywhere within the state of Nebraska in the areas of Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodations.

City of Lincoln, Mayor's Department, Human Rights Commission
The Commission has the responsibility for the remedy of discrimination complaints brought by individuals.

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Nebraska 
Provides contact information for each of the six mediation centers in the state and explains what mediation is. Identifies types of disputes suitable for mediation services

U.S. Department of Education: Office of Civil Rights
The office serves student populations facing discrimination and the advocates and institutions promoting systemic solutions to civil rights problems.

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission 
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex* (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. or lawsuit.

*The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights enforces Title IX's prohibition on discrimination on the basis of sex to also include discrimination based on gender identity.