External Resources

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination is the state's chief civil rights agency. The Commission works to eliminate discrimination on a variety of bases and areas, and strives to advance the civil rights of the people of the Commonwealth through law enforcement, outreach and training.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. EEOC also provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.

Office for Civil Rights 
The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.