Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
Discrimination Prevention and Response
350 S 5th St, Ste 239, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Distance: 1532 Miles
The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights works to prevent and prohibit all discrimination based on Minneapolis City Ordinances which protect people from discrimination based on:
* Race, color, national origin and ancestry
* Creed or religion
* Sex, including sexual harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity
* Marital status
* Status with regard to public assistance
In the areas of:
* Labor union membership
* Property rights
* Public accommodations or public services
* Professional organizations
The Department enforcement activities include:
* Investigating discriminatory practices against members of protected classes
* Ensuring enforcement of employment and purchasing goals for women and minorities on all City-funded construction
* Investigating and making recommendations regarding complaints brought against any Minneapolis Police Officer
- Older adults
You can make a complaint if you feel that you have been discriminated against in the City of Minneapolis within the last 365 days.
Instructions on how to file a complaint are on the agency website
There is no fee for this service.
8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
City of Minneapolis
|Main - Police Conduct Review||(612) 673-5500|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FT-1800.1800Education Discrimination Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who believe they have been denied equal access to student loans or scholarships, or to educational programs at preschool, elementary, secondary, vocational, postsecondary, postgraduate or professional school levels based on their age, gender, race or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
FT-1800.1850Employment Discrimination Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who believe that they have been denied equal access to employment or that they have been treated unfairly as employees, i.e., that they were sexually harassed or denied equal pay for equal work, passed over for a promotion, denied training opportunities or fired on the basis of their age, gender, race or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Also included are programs that provide assistance for job applicants who feel they have been denied employment because of a military service obligation or help restore job seniority and pension rights which have been withheld from military service personnel because of an absence from work due to a service obligation.
FT-1800.3000Housing Discrimination Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who believe that they have been denied an opportunity to purchase, lease or rent the home or apartment of their choice due to their age, gender, family composition (including families with children under the age of 18 and pregnant women), race or color, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status, actions that are prohibited by the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 and the federal Fair Housing Act Amendments Act of 1988 in the U.S. Federal fair housing law also extends limited protection to recovering alcoholics who actively and regularly participate in a medically based treatment or AA program, and people with a drug use disorder including those who have prior convictions for illegal drug use (but not for drug dealing or manufacture). Assistance may also be available to other individuals who are protected from housing discrimination by state or local laws with a broader set of protected categories, or which cover properties that are exempt from federal fair housing laws but are protected under state law.
TD-1600.3100-160Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that work to protect the rights of people guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and which promote the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that extend individual rights or more effectively protect them. These rights include constitutional guarantees, such as the right to bear arms, freedom of speech and freedom of the press, as well as civil rights which protect all citizens from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender or national origin in the areas of voting, education, employment and housing; in the use of facilities and public accommodations; and in the administration of federally assisted or other public programs.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YZ-1500Civil Rights Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of civil rights.
YZ-2550Government Services Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of services provided by the city, county, state or federal government.