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Discrimination and Your Rights

Self Help Legal Info

  • How to File a Charge with the EEOC

    If you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, you may have grounds to file a charge of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • How to Start the Complaint Process for Employment, Housing or Public Accomodations

    If you feel you have been discriminated against in the areas of employment, housing or public accommodations, you can first contact the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and file a complaint. Depending on what is decided from this process, you may end up in court. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Civil Rights Division, State of Colorado
  • Pregnancy Discrimination

    Facts about pregnancy discrimination. Read More

    By:
    American Association of University Women
  • Age Discrimination at Work

    This resource will help answer your questions about age discrimination, plus has information about the Age Discrimination (ADEA) in Employment Act; what the ADEA forbids: what to do; explains that you need to do research; and has links to other resources. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Employment Discrimination

    Chapter 9 explains employment laws and how they protect individuals from discrimination, as well as what to do if you feel discriminated against. Click on 9 on the webpage. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Federal Protections Against National Origins Discrimination

    Information about federal laws that prohibit national origin discrimination, how the Civil Rights Division can help and how you can file a complaint. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the program's purpose is to supplement help provided in the El Paso County Combined Courthouse Self Help Center for the public, by helping you gain access to resources you need to answer questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

    By:
    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Kinds of Discrimination against Colorado Law

    Are you being treated differently at work? If so, do you think it's because of your race, sex, age, disability, national origin or religion? Wondering what other kinds of discrimination are illegal? Here 12 kinds of discrimination are explained. Content Detail

    By:
    Workplace Fairness
  • Know Your Rights

    If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful in the way you speak when approached by the police, FBI or DHS. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case. Content Detail

    By:
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    The ODR exists to establish and make available conflict resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Protecting Your Civil Rights

    Been discriminated against and want to file a complaint with the Federal Government? Find information to help here. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • Protecting Your Rights

    Working to protect freedom of speech, association and assembly; freedom of the press, and freedom of religion supported by the strict separation of church and state; rights to equal protection and treatment under the law - regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin, rights to due process and rights to privacy. Content Detail

    By:
    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees