Additional Resources

The Office of the Civil Rights Advocate is not the only governmental civil rights resource available; there are several other state and federal agencies that have broad jurisdiction to investigate possible civil rights violations:

The Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights

(401) 222-2661

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

(800) 669-4000 

The U.S. Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

(800) 669-9777

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

(401) 421-3481

The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

(401) 514-4609

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights       

(202) 376-8513