State Advisory Committee Reports

Most State Advisory Committee reports are not described, since publication titles usually indicate the contents.

Joint Reports

Civil Rights Concerns in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Area in the Aftermath of the September 11, 2001, Tragedies. By the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Advisory Committees. 2003. 49 pp.

Federal Immigration Law Enforcement in the Southwest: Civil Rights Impacts on Border Communities. By the Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas Advisory Committees. 1997. 125 pp. No. 005-907-00589-8.

Recent Decisions of the Supreme Court and the Proposed Civil Rights Acts of 1990 and 1991. By the Delaware and Pennsylvania Advisory Committees. 1991. 35 pp.

Participation of Minority and Women Contractors in the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project. By the Inter-Regional Advisory Subcommittee on NECIP (representatives from the Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania Advisory Committees). 1986. 36 pp. No. 005-907-00015-2.

State Enforcement of Nondiscrimination Requirements in Education Programs. By the Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska Advisory Committees. 1986. 30 pp. No. 005-907-00014-4.

Federal Affirmative Action Efforts in Mid-America. A report on regional federal employment by the Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska Advisory Committees. 1983. 68 pp. No. 005-907-00010-1.

Energy and Civil Rights. By the Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming Advisory Committees. 1980. 31 pp. No. 005-907-00006-3.

Alabama

Burning of African American Churches in Alabama and Perceptions of Race Relations. 1996. Transcript, 59 pp., and executive summary, 15 pp.

Crisis and Opportunity: Race Relations in Selma. 1991. 86 pp. No. 005-907-00055-1.

The Employment of Minorities and Women by Alabama State Government. 1989. 45 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in Birmingham. 1988. 17 pp. No. 005-907-00053-5.

Alaska

Racism’s Frontier: The Untold Story of Discrimination and Division in Alaska. 2002. 58 pp.

Alaskan Natives and Other Minorities in the Special Education Programs of Four Alaskan School Districts. 1999. 12 pp.

Enforcing Civil Rights in Alaska: Who is Handling the Complaints? 1995. 21 pp. No. 005-907-00584-7.

Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise Programs in Alaska. 1989. 75 pp. No. 005-907-00061-6.

Changing Commitment into Action—Employment of Women and Minorities in Alaska State Government. 1980. 105 pp. No. 005-907-00060-8.

Arizona

Tragedy Along the Arizona-Mexico Border: Undocumented Immigrants Face the Desert. 2002. Transcript and executive summary. 63 pp.

Voting Rights Issues in San Luis, Arizona. 1992. 12 pp. No. 005-902-00060-6.

Implementation in Arizona of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. 1990.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Arkansas

Who Is Enforcing Civil Rights in Arkansas: Is There a Need for a State Civil Rights Agency? 2001. 54 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in Arkansas, 1991–92. 1992. 15 pp.

Civil Rights Concerns of Older Americans. 1989. 17 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in Arkansas. 1989. No. 005-907-00083-7.

Working With Your School. 1978. 108 pp. No. 005-907-00080-2.

California

Community Concerns about Law Enforcement in Sonoma County. 2000. 61 pp.

Fair and Open Environment? Bigotry and Violence on College Campuses in California. 1991. 18 pp.

Implementation in California of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: A Preliminary Review. 1989. 40 pp.

California State Employment. 1980. 26 pp. No. 005-907-00092-6.

Behind the Scenes: Equal Employment Opportunity in the Motion Picture Industry. 1978. 48 pp. No. 005-907-00091-8.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Colorado

The Grand Junction Report: Issues of Equality in the Mesa Valley. 2003. 51 pp.

The Retention of Minority Students in Colorado Public Institutions of Higher Education: Fort Lewis and Adams State Colleges. 1995. 50 pp. No. 005-907-00582-1.

Nativism Rekindled: A Report on the Effort to Make English Colorado’s Official Language. 1989. 27 pp.

Implementation in Colorado of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: A Preliminary Review. 1989. 35 pp. No. 005-907-00117-5.

Hispanic Student Dropout Problem in Colorado. 1987. No. 005-907-00116-7.

Energy Policy Handbook: Challenges, Alternatives, and Resources. 1980. 16 pp. No. 005-907-00111-6.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Connecticut

Campus Tensions in Connecticut: Searching for Solutions in the Nineties. 1994. 110 pp. No. 005-907-00583-9.

Southeast Asian Refugees and Their Access to Health and Mental Health Services. 1990. 30 pp.

Collecting Data on Bias-Related Incidents in Connecticut. 1987. 7 pp. No. 005-907-00123-0.

Battered Women in Hartford, Connecticut: Six Years After. 1985. 57 pp. No. 005-907-00122-1.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Delaware

Delaware Citizens Guide to Civil Rights and Supporting Services. 2001. 123 pp.

Nutrition Services for Minority Elderly; Census Data and Hispanic Elderly; and State Grant-in-Aid Program. 1989. 22 pp.

Legal Assistance Available to Minority Prisoners in Delaware. 1989. 31 pp. No. 005-907-00127-2.

(See also Joint Reports.)

District of Columbia

Residential Mortgage Lending Disparities in Washington, DC. 1998. 45 pp.

Handicap Protection for AIDS Victims in Washington, DC. 1989. 60 pp. No. 005-907-00132-9.

Neighborhood Renewal—Reinvestment and Displacement in D.C. 1981. 25 pp. No. 005-907-00131-1.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Florida

Race Relations in St. Petersburg, Florida. Transcript, vol. 1, Dec. 3, 1996, 60 pp.; vol. 2, Dec. 4, 1996, 87 pp.; executive summary, 19 pp.

Racial and Ethnic Tensions in Florida. 1996. 42 pp.

Police-Community Relations in Tampa—An Update. 1991. 20 pp.

Police-Community Relations in Miami. 1989. 80 pp.

Georgia

Bigotry and Violence in Georgia. 1989. 24 pp.

Perceptions of Hate Group Activity in Georgia. 1982. 37 pp. No. 005-907-00150-7.

Hawaii

Reconciliation at a Crossroads: The Implications of the Apology Resolution and Rice v. Cayetano for Federal and State Programs Benefiting Native Hawaiians. 2001. 56 pp.

A Broken Trust. The Hawaiian Homelands Program: Seventy Years of Failure of the Federal and State Governments to Protect the Civil Rights of Native Hawaiians. 1991. 84 pp. No. 005-907-00163-9.

Idaho

Public Education in Idaho—Does It Meet the Needs of All Students. 1992. 31 pp.

Illinois

Arab and Muslim Civil Rights Issues in the Chicago Metropolitan Area Post-September 11. 2003. 77 pp.

Civil Rights Issues Facing the Blind and Visually Impaired in Illinois. 1999. 43 pp.

Police Protection of the African American Community in Chicago: An Update. 1999. 40 pp.

Race Relations and Equal Education Opportunities at Proviso West High School. 1996. 59 pp.

Police Protection of the African American Community in Chicago. 1993. 54 pp. No. 005-908-00017-5.

Rights of the Hearing Impaired. 1990. 286 pp. No. 005-907-0566-9.

Efforts to Promote Housing Integration in Atrium Village and the South Suburbs. 1990. 55 pp.

Desegregating Cabrini Green. 1988. 23 pp. No. 005-907-00184-1.

Bigotry and Violence in Illinois. 1988. 18 pp. No. 005-907-00185-0.

Industrial Revenue Bonds: Equal Opportunity in Chicago’s IRB Program? 1986. 48 pp. No. 005-907-00183-3.

Housing: Chicago Style. 1982. 139 pp. No. 005-907-00182-5.

Indiana

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Indiana Post-September 11. 2002. Transcript and executive summary. 38 pp.

The Decision to Prosecute Drug Offenses and Homicides in Marion County, Indiana. 2001. 33 pp.

The Enforcement of Affirmative Action Compliance in Indiana Under Executive Order 11246. 1996. 75 pp.

Hate Crime in Indiana: A Monitoring of the Level, Victims, Locations, and Motivations. 1994. 20 pp.

The Increase of Hate Crime in Indiana. 1992. 43 pp.

Equal Employment Opportunity in Indianapolis Area Government. 1982. 90 pp. No. 005-907-00192-2.

Equal Opportunity in the Fort Wayne Community Schools: A Reassessment. 1979. 17 pp. No. 005-907-00191-4.

Iowa

Race Relations in Waterloo. 2002. 24 pp.

Race Relations and Des Moines’ New Immigrants. 2001. 14 pp.

Selected Civil Rights Issues in Iowa’s Public Education. 1990. 15 pp.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Kansas

Race Relations in Rural Western Kansas Towns. 1998. 16 pp.

Racial and Religious Tensions on Selected Kansas College Campuses. 1992. 14 pp.

Community Forum on the Status of Civil Rights in Garden City and Finney County, Kansas. 1987. 22 pp. No. 005-907-00219-8.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Kentucky

Bias and Bigotry in Kentucky. 1997. 67 pp.

The Employment of Minorities and Women by Kentucky State Government. 1989. 80 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in Kentucky. 1989. 24 pp. No. 005-907-00228-7.

Segregation in Louisville and Lexington Public Housing. 1988. 20 pp. No. 005-907-00227-9.

Fair Housing in Louisville: The Community Block Grant Program. 1982. 34 pp. No. 005-907-00226-1.

Louisiana

Burning of African American Churches in Louisiana and Perceptions of Race Relations. 1996. Transcript, 64 pp., and executive summary, 17 pp.

The Battle for Environmental Justice in Louisiana . . . Government, Industry, and the People. 1993. 144 pp. No. 005-907-00575-8.

Voter Registration in Louisiana Parishes. 1989. 27 pp.

The Administration of Justice for Homosexual Persons in New Orleans. 1989. 83 pp.

Proposed Education Vouchers in Louisiana. 1989. No. 005-907-00237-6.

The Status of Civil Rights in Louisiana. 1988. No. 005-907-00238-4.

Fair Housing in America: Vol. I, Community Development in Louisiana. 1981. 41 pp. No. 005-907-00236-8.

Maine

Limited-English-Proficient Students in Maine: An Assessment of Equal Educational Opportunities. 2001. 32 pp. 

Civil Rights Issues in Maine: A Briefing Summary on Hate Crimes, Racial Tensions, and Migrant/Immigrant Workers. 1996. 13 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in Maine. 1989. 58 pp. No. 005-907-00247-3.

Maryland

(See Joint Reports.)

Massachusetts

Campus Tensions in Massachusetts: Searching for Solutions in the Nineties. 1992. 46 pp. No. 005-907-00570-7.

Community Perspectives on the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act. 1991.

Stemming Violence and Intimidation Through the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act. 1989.

Implementing the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act. 1983. 40 pp. No. 005-907-00267-8.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Michigan

Civil Rights Issues Facing Arab Americans in Michigan. 2001. 34 pp.

Employment Rehabilitation Services in Michigan. 2000. 34 pp.

Community Forum on Race Relations in Grand Rapids. 1998. 40 pp.

Discipline in Michigan Public Schools and Government Enforcement of Equal Education Opportunity. 1996. 136 pp.

Civil Rights Implications of Minority Student Dropouts. 1990. 28 pp.

Affirmative Action in Michigan Cities. 1982. 56 pp. No. 005-907-00276-7.

Reinvestment and Housing Equality in Michigan: Local Decisions and Federal Funds. 1980. 114 pp. No. 005-907-00275-9.

Minnesota

Minneapolis-St. Paul News Coverage of Minority Communities. 2003. 56 pp.

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Minnesota Post-September 11. 2002. Transcript and executive summary. 10 pp.

The Status of Equal Opportunity for Minorities in Moorhead, Minnesota. 2001. 40 pp.

Focus on Affirmative Action. 1998. 42 pp.

Resources Devoted to Local and Federal Civil Rights Enforcement in Minnesota. 1996. 60 pp.

Stereotyping of Minorities by the News Media in Minnesota. 1993. 40 pp. No. 005-907-00574-0.

Education Opportunities for American Indians in Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools. 1992. 19 pp.

Bigotry and Violence in Minnesota. 1989. 20 pp.

Mississippi

Civic Crisis and Civic Challenge . . . Police-Community Relations in Jackson, Mississippi. 1998. 140 pp.

Burning of African American Churches in Mississippi and Perceptions of Race Relations. Transcript, 81 pp., and executive summary, 1996. 18 pp.

Missouri

Race Relations in Springfield. 1999. 24 pp.

Race Relations in Pemiscot County. 1994. 42 pp.

Bigotry and Violence on Missouri’s College Campuses. 1990. 19 pp.

Missouri Human Rights Agencies. 1988. 100 pp. No. 005-907-00303-8.

Race Relations in Cooper County, Missouri. 1979. 30 pp. No. 005-907-00296-1.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Montana

Equal Educational Opportunity for Native American Students in Montana Public Schools. 2001. 80 pp.

White Supremacist Activity in Montana. 1994. 70 pp. No. 005-907-00576-6.

Access to the Legal Profession in Montana. 1981. 30 pp. No. 005-907-00576-6.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Nebraska

Race Relations in Western Nebraska. 1994. 41 pp.

Bigotry and Violence on Nebraska’s College Campuses. 1990. 20 pp.

Police-Community Relations in Omaha. 1982. 92 pp. No. 005-907-00327-5.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Nevada

Followup to the Report Police-Community Relations in Reno, Nevada (May 1992). 1999. 6 pp.

Police-Community Relations in Reno, Nevada. 1992. 39 pp. No. 005-906-00011-3.

The Impact of Two Consent Decrees on Employment at Major Hotel/Casinos in Nevada. 1989. 58 pp. No. 005-907-00343-7.

New Hampshire

Shortchanging the Language Minority Student. 1982. 128 pp. No. 005-907-00351-8.

Battered Women and New Hampshire Justice System. 1980. 35 pp. No. 005-907-00350-0.

New Jersey

Equal Educational Opportunity for Minority Students in the Morris School District. 1990. 33 pp.

Incidents of Bigotry and Violence in Essex County. 1988. 25 pp. No. 005-907-00363-1.

Battered Women in New Jersey. 1981. 33 pp. No. 005-907-00361-5.

(See also Joint Reports.)

New Mexico

Implementation in New Mexico of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: A Preliminary Review. 1989. 54 pp. No. 005-907-00272-4.

(See also Joint Reports.)

New York

Equal Housing Opportunities in New York: An Evaluation of Section 8 Housing Programs in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse. 1999. 71 pp.

Resolving Intergroup Conflicts in New York City. 1994. 61 pp.

Shelter Issues in New York: The New Fair Housing Amendments and Western New York Public Housing. 1992. 45 pp.

Minority Elderly Access to Health Care and Nursing Homes. 1992. 69 pp.

A Followup Forum on Census Undercounts and Preparations for the 1990 Census. 1990. 42 pp.

Census Undercounts and Preparations for the 1990 Census. 1988. 37 pp. No. 005-907-00396-8.

Reporting on Bias-Related Incidents in New York State. 1988. 16 pp. No. 005-907-00395-0.

(See also Joint Reports.)

North Carolina

Burning of African American Churches in North Carolina and Perceptions of Race Relations. 1996. Transcript, 56 pp., and executive summary, 12 pp.

In-School Segregation in North Carolina Public Schools. 1991. 11 pp.

Black/White Perceptions—Race Relations in Greensboro. 1980. 51 pp. No. 005-907-00401-8.

North Dakota

Civil Rights Enforcement Efforts in North Dakota. 1999. 78 pp.

Native American Students in North Dakota Special Education Programs. 1993. 53 pp. No. 005-907-00573-1.

Housing and Utility Rate Issues on Reservations in North Dakota. 1990. 54 pp.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Ohio

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Ohio Post-September 11. 2002. Transcript and executive summary. 23 pp. 

Employment Opportunities for Minorities in Montgomery County, Ohio. 2000. 32 pp.

Ohio Consultation: Focus on Affirmative Action. 1998. 118 pp.

The Impact of the City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson Decision Upon Minority and Female Business Programs in Selected Ohio Cities. 1997. Vol. 1, Summary Report, Appendices A-D, 65 pp.; vol. 2, Appendix E, 98 pp.; vol. 3, Appendices F-H, 137 pp.

Race Relations in Toledo: A Summary Report of a Community Forum. 1989. 34 pp.

Policing in Cincinnati, Ohio: Official Policy and/vs. Civilian Reality. 1981. 73 pp. No. 005-907-00422-1.

Affirmative Action or Inaction? The Pursuit of Equal Employment Opportunity in Cleveland. 1977. 77 pp. No. 005-907-00421-2.

Oklahoma

Equal Educational Opportunity for Hispanic Students in the Oklahoma City Public Schools. 2000. 15 pp.

Selected Administration of Justice Issues Affecting American Indians in Oklahoma. 1989. 25 pp.

Pennsylvania

Barriers Facing Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses in Pennsylvania. 2002. 66 pp.

Reporting on Bias-Related Incidents in Pennsylvania: A Followup Forum. 1990. 18 pp.

Implementing the 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act. 1990. 49 pp.

Reporting on Bias-Related Incidents in Pennsylvania. 1988. 15 pp. No. 005-907-00441-7.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Rhode Island

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996: An Examination of Its Impact on Legal Immigrants and Refugees in Rhode Island.2000. Edited transcript and summary. 35 pp.

Bigotry and Violence in Rhode Island. 1990. 27 pp.

Implementation in Rhode Island of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: A Preliminary Review. 1989. 47 pp. No. 005-907-00452-2.

Redistricting in Rhode Island: Its Problems, Practice and Promise. 1986. 170 pp. No. 005-907-00451-4.

South Carolina

Burning of African American Churches in South Carolina and Perceptions of Race Relations. 1996. Transcript, 79 pp., and executive summary, 15 pp.

Reversing Political Powerlessness for Black Voters in South Carolina: Will Single-Member Election Districts Lead to Political Segregation? 1991. 34 pp.

South Dakota

Native Americans in South Dakota: An Erosion of Confidence in the Justice System. 2000. 42 pp.

Native Americans and the Administration of Justice in South Dakota. Transcript, 2000. 205 pp.

Equality Issues in South Dakota Women’s Employment. 1996. 80 pp.

Employment Discrimination and Women in South Dakota: A Legislative Handbook. 1993. 27 pp. No. 005-908-00018-3.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Tennessee

Burning of African American Churches in Tennessee and Perceptions of Race Relations. Transcript, 55 pp., and executive summary, 1996. 20 pp.

Racial Tensions in Tennessee. 1996. 33 pp.

Desegregation of Public Higher Education in Tennessee. 1989. 152 pp.

Affirmative Action and Equal Employment: Knoxville and Oak Ridge. 1982. 63 pp. No. 005-907-00481-6.

Texas

Early Childhood Education Issues in Texas: Implications for Civil Rights. 1990. 70 pp.

Implementation in Texas of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: A Preliminary Review. 1989. 6 pp.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Utah

Implementation in Utah of the Immigration Reform and Control Act: Phases One and Two. 1990. 40 pp.

(See also Joint Reports.)

Vermont

Racial Harassment in Vermont Public Schools: A Progress Report. 2003. 36 pp.

Racial Harassment in Vermont Public Schools. 1999. 139 pp.

Ageism Affecting the Hiring and Employment of Older Workers. 1990. 30 pp.

Civil Rights Enforcement in Vermont. 1987. 25 pp. No. 005-907-00513-8.

Virginia

Unequal Justice: African Americans in the Virginia Criminal Justice System. 2000. 24 pp.

Washington

Dealing with Disproportionality in the Juvenile Justice System: The State of Washington’s Approach. 1997. 32 pp.

Equal Employment Opportunity in Tacoma Area Local Government. 1980. 48 pp. No. 005-907-00530-8.

(See also Joint Reports.)

West Virginia

Coping with Police Misconduct in West Virginia: Citizen Involvement in Officer Disciplinary Procedures—A Review of Existing Law, Legislative Initiatives, and Disciplinary Models. 2004. 35 pp.

Civil Rights Issues in West Virginia. 2003. 66 pp.

Rising Racial Tensions in Logan County, West Virginia. 1995. 49 pp.

Police-Community Relations in Southern West Virginia. 1993. 31 pp. No. 005-906-00012-1.

Civil Rights Laws and Legislation in West Virginia. 1989. 28 pp.

Minorities and Women in Higher Education in West Virginia and Civil Rights Issues in the Huntington Area. 1989. 13 pp.

Wisconsin

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Wisconsin Post-September 11. 2002. Transcript and executive summary. 23 pp.

Community Forum on Race Relations in Racine County, Wisconsin.2001. 21 pp.

The Hmong in Green Bay: Refugees in a New Land. 1998. 45 pp.

Wisconsin Consultation: Focus on Affirmative Action. 1998. 139 pp.

Police Protection of the African American Community in Milwaukee. 1994. 139 pp. No. 005-907-00580-4.

Impact of School Desegregation in Milwaukee Public Schools on Quality Education for Minorities. . . . 15 Years Later. 1992. 35 pp. No. 005-907-00569-3.

Discrimination Against Chippewa Indians in Northern Wisconsin. 1989. 26 pp.

Public Sector Efforts to Promote Employment and Business Opportunities for Minorities and Women in Milwaukee. 1988. 48 pp. No. 005-907-00553-7.

Wyoming

Civil Rights Issues in Wyoming. 1988. No. 005-907-00565-1.

Corporate Reactions to Workplace Conditions in Wyoming. 1982. 15 pp. No. 005-907-00562-6.

Workplace Conditions in Wyoming: Women and Minorities in the Mineral Extraction Industries. 1982. 58 pp. No. 005-907-00561-8.

(See also Joint Reports.)

   Updated: September 24, 2010