Civil Rights Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
The Department of Civil Rights is closed to the public until further notice.
Here's how to access our services.
In response to COVID-19, the Equal Opportunities Division will be moving to electronic communication for open investigations until further notice. If you have a case, but do not have an email on file, please contact our office ASAP at 608-266-4910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit a Discrimination Complaint:
- Online: File a Complaint
- Online: Report Discrimination
- Email complaint form to email@example.com
- Mail complaint form:
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 523
Madison, WI 53703
Questions about an Open Investigations? Please contact our reception desk: at 608-266-4910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mediations, conciliations and hearings will continue as scheduled with the parties invited to participate remotely. In most instances a video conference or telephone conference will be arranged by Civil Rights, and the parties will be sent a link or dial-in information to attend. In the event of any change to your contact information, please make sure to update your email address or phone number promptly with Civil Rights staff.
Affirmative Action Plans
We continue to work with contractors to process Affirmative Action Plans and Good Faith Efforts. Please reach out to email@example.com if you have any questions about your Affirmative Action Plan. Just like any time of the year, we will gladly offer technical support to help get your plan approved.
AASPIRE Intern Interviews/Hiring
For 2020, we plan to continue the AASPIRE Internship program. We will be in touch with applicants and sponsoring agencies as updates become available.
APM 3-5 Complaints
If you are a City of Madison employee and feel you are being harassed or experiencing discrimination, we will investigate. Please contact the Affirmative Action Specialist Tracy Lomax at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Targeted Business Certification
The Department of Civil Rights continues to certify Targeted Businesses. Please reach out to us if you are interested in becoming certified at email@example.com.
Racial Equity & Social Justice Initiative (RESJI) Trainings
RESJI trainings are on hold until further notice.
View all impacts to City service on the City’s COVID-19 website.