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Updated 2020 Title IX Guidelines

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The Minority Recruitment and Mentoring Committee is operated under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity. The Committee shall ensure that mentoring arrangements are available for newly appointment minority employees during the first 1-3 years of their appointments.

SUOAF Minority Recruitment and Mentoring Committee The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the state through advocacy and education.

Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Mission: to investigate complaints alleging that citizens are being deprived of their right to vote; to study and collect information relating to discrimination or a denial of equal protection of the laws under the Constitution; to appraise federal laws and policies with respect to discrimination or denial of equal protection of the laws; and to serve as a national clearinghouse for information in respect to discrimination or denial of equal protection of the laws because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights The EEOC enforces the following laws: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA); the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505; Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); and Civil Rights Act of 1991.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The national equal employment opportunity recruitment publication directed to females, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons as well as to all employment candidates.
Affirmative Action Register The mission of the ACLU is to preserve all of these protections and guarantees: your First Amendment rights-freedom of speech, association and assembly; freedom of the press, and freedom of religion supported by the strict separation of church and state; your right to equal protection under the law - equal treatment regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin; your right to due process - fair treatment by the government whenever the loss of your liberty or property is at stake; and your right to privacy - freedom from unwarranted government intrusion into your personal and private affairs.
American Civil Liberties Union ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.
American Council on Education A collaboration of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund. Its mission: to serve as the site of record for relevant and up-to-the minute civil rights news and information.
Civil Rights A column in In Motion Magazine featuring articles, interviews and campaign updates.
In Defense of Affirmative Action The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University mission is to help renew the civil rights movement by bridging the worlds of ideas and action, and by becoming a preeminent source of intellectual capital and a forum for building consensus within that movement.

The Civil Rights Project National Public Radio's Special Series focuses on sixty years of research on sexual assault on college campuses.

 

A Closer Look at Sexual Assault on Campus An overview of the Jeanne Clery Act, Part 1. A PowerPoint presentation created by Alison Kiss, Executive Director of the Clery Center for Security on Campus.
Jeanne Clery Act Overview Sexual Violence on Campus: Regulatory Framework - Building a Safer Campus Community. Jeanne Clery Act, Part 2. A PowerPoint presentation created by Alison Kiss, Executive Director of the Clery Center for Security on Campus.
Sexual Violence on Campus - A Regulatory Framework Where Clery & Title IX Meet: Understanding the Intersections of the Clery Act & Title IX. Jeanne Clery Act, Part 3. A PowerPoint presentation created by Alison Kiss, Executive Director of the Clery Center for Security on Campus.
Where Clery & Title IX Meet