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How to Report Concerns Around Discrimination

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How to Report Concerns Around Discrimination

If you want to report your concerns about discrimination, use any of the following contact methods:

First consider writing to the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment and UMass Extension state offices, Stockbridge Hall, 80 Campus Center Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9246 or call the main Center number at 413-545-4800 to discuss the situation, to determine remedies, or to request the appropriate University, state or federal complaint procedures and forms. Also see Civil Rights Information & Resources

Other ways to bring forth your concerns around discrimination include:

  • Contact the University of Massachusetts Equal Opportunity & Diversity office. See UMass EOD Grievance Procedure: http://www.umass.edu/eod/grievance.html
  • Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD):  A state agency that monitors discrimination in the areas of housing, employment, loans, and educational opportunities. Any person claiming to be aggrieved by an alleged unlawful practices may file a concern here. Offices are:
Boston Office
One Ashburton Place
Sixth Floor, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-994-6000
TTY: 617-994-6196
 
Springfield Office
436 Dwight Street
Second Floor, Room 220
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 739-2145
 
Worcester Office
Worcester City Hall
455 Main Street, Room 101
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-8010
(508) 799-8490 - FAX
 
New Bedford Office
800 Purchase St., Rm 501
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 990-2390
(508) 990-4260 - FAX

Also See: http://www.mass.gov/mcad/