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Equity Resources

  • Civil Rights (OCR), Office for - Boston Office
    U.S. Department of Education
    33 Arch Street, Suite 900
    Boston, MA 02110-1491
    (617) 289-0111
    Fax (617) 289-0150
    TDD (877) 521-2172
    The OCR is the federal enforcement agency empowered to investigate and resolve issues of race, national origin, gender and disability discrimination in educational facilities receiving federal funds.
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

    The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.

  • Disabilities Rights Center Inc.
    64 North Main Street, Suite 2, 3rd Floor
    Concord, NH 03302-4913
    Amy B. Messer, Executive Director
    (603) 228-0432

    The DRC provides information, referral, advice, and legal representation and advocacy to individuals with disabilities on a wide range of disability-related problems.

  • Education Alliance Lab at Brown University
    222 Richmond Street, Suite 300
    Providence Rhode Island 02903-4226
    Attention: Maria Pacheco
    (401) 351-7577

    The Education Alliance Lab at Brown University is a federally funded non-profit organization that is responsible for addressing race, national origin, gender and disability desegregation issues in schools. In addition they cover the broader issues of harassment and include class issues in their training. They offer technical assistance in policy development and training and their services are virtually free. (Charges for travel costs to and from a site may be asked for)

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
    John F. Kennedy Federal Building
    475 Government Center
    Boston, MA 02203
    (617) 565-3200 or 1-800-669-4000
    Fax (617) 565-3196
    TTY (617) 565-3204 or 1-800-669-6820

    Federal Agency (New England Region) that investigates employment discrimination regarding race, national origin, color, sex and age.

  • Governors Commission on Disability
    57 Regional Drive
    Concord, NH 03301-9686
    (603) 271-2773
    Voice (603) 271-2774
    TTY 1-800-852-3405
    Fax (603) 271-2837
  • The New Hampshire Commission For Human Rights (HRC)
    2 Chenell Drive
    Concord, NH 03301
    Tel. 603/271-2767
    Kathleen Daily, Executive Director

    The HRC is a state agency empowered to investigate and resolve complaints in employment on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), national origin, marital status, physical/mental disability, sexual orientation. Their services are free. They also conduct workshops and technical assistance on policy development and implementation.

  • New Hampshire Department of Education
    21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
    Concord, NH 03301

    All educational facilities that receive federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education are required to be in compliance with civil rights statutes including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (covering race, color, national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (covering sex), §504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Vocational Education Programs Guidelines For Eliminating Discrimination and Denial Of Services On The Basis Of Race, Color, And National Origin, Sex And Handicap (34 CFR Part 100 Appendix B).

  • Rape and Domestic Violence Crisis Center
    PO Box 1344
    Concord, NH 03302-1344
    (603) 225-7376 (office)
    1-800-277-5570 (sexual assault - statewide hotline)
    1-866-644-3574 (domestic violence - statewide hotline)

    Offers support and assistance to rape and domestic violence targets. Also come into schools to do technical assistance, especially around issues of date rape.

  • Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)

    "Uniform standards for the design, construction and alteration of buildings so that physically handicapped persons will have ready access to and use of them in accordance with the Architectural Barriers Act, 42 U.S.C. 4151-4157."

  • USDOE Office of Indian Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202-6335
    Ed Simermeyer, Executive Director
    (202) 260-3774
    Fax (202) 260-7779

    The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH | 03301-3494
Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711