Federal Civil Rights Offices

Civil rights protections come from a variety of varying laws at the federal, state, and local levels. The federal laws include the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination in various settings and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in various settings, as well as many other civil rights laws. A number of federal agencies and offices work to protect the civil rights of individuals in a broad range of areas. These offices are often charged with investigating and prosecuting civil rights violations and instances of discrimination. Explore the links below to learn more about the work of each agency, your civil rights under federal law, and how to file a complaint.

List of Federal Civil Rights-Related Offices

Protect Your Civil Rights

Have your civil rights been violated? Whether you are seeking federal protection, state protection, or both, then you need to know where to go for help with your specific issue. Accessing federal state civil rights offices is a great way to start, but to truly address your legal issue, you should talk to an experienced attorney about specific ways to protect your rights.

Next Steps

Contact a qualified civil rights attorney to help you protect your rights.

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