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Civil Rights Web Resources: Laws, University Agencies, and Policies

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National Resources:

National Institute of Food and Agriculture: USDA Civil Rights Policy Statements, Civil Rights Laws, Authorities, Regulations, Agencies & Programs and Complaint Procedures:
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/about/offices/equalop_require.html

Affirmative Action Resources: US Government and non-government links to sites:
http://www.umass.edu/eod/aalinks.html

Title IX: Education Amendments of 1972, prohibitions of discrimination based on sex:
https://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/titleix.htm

UMass Civil Rights Offices:

UMass Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, including University and public complaint procedures:
http://www.umass.edu/eod/

UMass Amherst Office of Disability Services:
http://www.umass.edu/disability/

Disability Services:
https://www.umass.edu/disability/

Campus Wide Training Opportunities: Human Resources, Workplace Learning and Development:
http://www.umass.edu/wld/

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (for non-university complaints):
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination

UMass Civil Rights Policies:

UMass Non-Discrimination Policy:
http://www.umass.edu/ug_programguide/nondiscrim.html

UMass Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures:
http://www.umass.edu/eod/Files/Sexual%20Harassment%20Policy%20and%20Procedures.pdf

UMass Grievance Procedure:
http://www.umass.edu/eod/Files/Grievance%20Policy%20and%20Procedures.pdf

UMass Faculty and Staff Search Procedures:
http://www.umass.edu/eod/search.html

To file a USDA program discrimination complaint  letter, go to:
https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer