CIVIL RIGHTS DIRECTORY

STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES - NEBRASKA

Lincoln Omaha

LINCOLN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
129 N. 10th, Room 325
Lincoln, NE 68508

Enrique Brodsky, Executive Director
Tel: (402) 441-8691
Fax: (402) 441-6937
TDD: (402) 441-8398

The Commission investigates complaints of alleged employment, housing, and public accommodations discrimination.

Geographic area(s) served: City of Lincoln
Type(s) of publications: None

NEBRASKA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94985
Lincoln, NE 68509

Elizabeth Peterson, Chair
Joni Gray, Director
Tel: (402) 471-2039
Fax: (402) 471-5655
TDD: None

The Commission is an advocacy agency for the women of Nebraska with regard to women's issues and women's rights.

Geographic area(s) served: State of Nebraska
Type(s) of publications: Bimonthly newsletter

NEBRASKA EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (NEOC)
P.O. Box 94934
Lincoln, NE 68509-4934

Alfonza Whitaker, Executive Director
Tel: (402) 471-2024
Fax: (402) 471-4059
TDD: None

Established in 1965, the NEOC is authorized by statute to receive, investigate, and pass upon charges of unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or familial status. The NEOC has offices in Omaha, Lincoln, and Scottsbluff.

Geographic area(s) served: State of Nebraska
Type(s) of publications: Quarterly newsletter

OMAHA HUMAN RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
1819 Farnum Street, Suite 502
Omaha, NE 68183

George Davis, Jr., Acting Executive Director
Tel: (402) 444-5055
Fax: (402) 444-5058
TDD: None

The Department enforces the Human Rights Act. The act prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of marital status or age, in addition to the federally protected classes, in the areas of employment, real property, and public accommodations. Omaha has had an open housing ordinance since 1969.

Geographic area(s) served: City of Omaha
Type(s) of publications: None