Enforcement Agencies

State and Federal Discrimination and Harassment Enforcement Agencies

In addition to the JWU policies and procedures regarding discrimination and harassment, if a student or employee believes they have been subjected to discrimination or harassment, they may contact the appropriate governmental agencies listed below. 

Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education
Customer Service Team
400 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100
800-421-3481
This office may refer the matter to a regional Office for Civil Rights. Students may also refer to the Office for Civil Rights for more information.

Rhode Island

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203
    617-565-3200
  • Rhode Island State Commission for Human Rights
    180 Westminster St., Third Floor, Providence, RI 02903-3768
    401-222-2661

Massachusetts

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203
    617-565-3200
  • Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
    One Ashburton Place, Sixth Floor, Room 601, Boston, MA 02108
    617-994-6000

North Carolina

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    129 West Trade St., Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28202
    800-669-4000
  • NC Human Relations Commission
    116 W. Jones St., Suite 2109, Raleigh, NC 27601
    919-807-4420
    Mailing Address:
    NC Human Relations Commission
    1318 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-1318