Human Rights Groups

Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.3100

Organizations that work for legislation and other social measures that will more effectively protect the rights of the community as a whole or those of specific groups within the community.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADVOCACYHelps to develop, support and strengthen community voices to ensure a public response to bias crimes and discrimination on Long Island. Works in partnership with local, state, and federal officials to ensure that government funding and policies meet community needs. Call for more information.SuffolkADVOCACYBIASHELP A DIVISION OF LINCS
ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGAssists Hispanic immigrants whose education, immigration or civil rights have been violated. Organizes meetings with the community to inform and advise members regarding their rights. Coordinates efforts with organizations that work in defense of rights. Call for further information.NassauADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEWorks toward the goals of countering and reducing hatred by fighting Anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry here and abroad, combating international terrorism, probing the roots of hatred, advocating before congress, aiding victims of bigotry, developing educational programs, and serving as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement, and the general public.ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
EDUCATION/SEMINARSEducators provide specially tailored trainings in schools, small businesses, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations. Issues discussed include: racism, Anti-Semitism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination including sexual harassment, bullying and cyber bullying. Call for more information.SuffolkEDUCATION/SEMINARSBIASHELP A DIVISION OF LINCS
NASSAU LOCATIONExists to ensure equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodation, education and credit. Enforces the State's Human Rights Law by investigating, prosecuting, and resolving individual, group and Division initiated complaints of illegal discrimination. Educates the public to prevent and eliminate discrimination and promote awareness of the Human Rights Law. Develops legislation and policy to further the Division's role in enforcing the Law. Serves Nassau County ResidentsNassauNASSAU LOCATIONNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OFFICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/MINORITY AFFAIRSOffers technical assistance to community based organizations, providing outreach and services to the various ethnic communities in Suffolk County. Provides referral and information services for individuals seeking assistance in accessing programs or with questions regarding matters of discrimination. Under the Office of Minority Affairs, the County Executive's African-American Advisory Board, and the Anti-Bias Task Force function to improve cultural understanding between these ethnic communities, the county government and the community as a whole. Promotes minority business development, access to services and encourages civic participation at all levels by all members of the community. Houses the County's Minority Business Enterprise Coalition and the Women's Business Enterprise Coalition, which function to assist qualified women and minority-owned businesses in Suffolk County, and may also obtain applications and information on qualifications through the office of Minority Affairs. Call for more information.SuffolkOFFICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/MINORITY AFFAIRSSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
SUFFOLK LOCATIONExists to ensure equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodation, education and credit. Enforces the State's Human Rights Law by investigating, prosecuting, and resolving individual, group and Division initiated complaints of illegal discrimination. Educates the public to prevent and eliminate discrimination and promote awareness of the Human Rights Law. Develops legislation and policy to further the Division's role in enforcing the Law. This location in Hauppauge is a satellite office and service is by appointment. Serves Suffolk County Residents.SuffolkSUFFOLK LOCATIONNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

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