Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Hate Resources
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is responsible for enforcing civil rights and anti-discrimination laws in educational institutions. The office responsible for Virgnia is the DC Regional Office located at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202. Phone: (202) 453-6020.
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing civil rights and anti-discrimination laws relating to employment. The EEOC regional office responsible for Virginia is at 129 West Trade Street, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28202. Phone: (800) 669-4000.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is one of the largest and oldest civil rights organizations in the United States. Their local branch, Mongtomery-Radford-Floyd NAACP Branch 7092 is located at 570 High Street NE, Christiansburg, VA 24073. Phone: (540) 382-6751.
Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council is a California-based advocacy group for individuals of Asian/Pacific discent. The group has a special initiative to address racism and bias in connection with COVID 19.
The Women's Center at Virginia Tech is a campus-wide organization committed to advocacy for equity for women on campus and beyond. The Women's Center also serves as an important resource for survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence.