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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.3100-160

    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.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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
    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
    NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTERServes individuals, both in and out of court, who live or work in Nassau County and whose constitutional rights have been violated by government officials, at any level.Takes all valid First Amendment cases involving freedom of speech, religion, press or protest. In the areas of due process, privacy and equal protection, only takes cases to overturn unfair laws, rules or policies. As the local presence of the American Civil Liberties Union, publishes the NYCLU Nassau Newsletter, booklets on job rights, students rights and civil liberties in general, offers other educational material, and maintains a Speakers Bureau that gives presentations to students and community groups.NassauNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTERNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, NASSAU CHAPTER
    NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAPTERProtects the constitutional rights of the people through advocacy and involvement in the legislative process and educates the community about civil liberties issues.SuffolkNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAPTERNEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION SUFFOLK COUNTY CHAPTER
    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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