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