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Some federal agencies which address discrimination:
- U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Office of Fair Housing
- U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
- U. S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act Information
Extensive information about discrimination law, including federal laws and regulations, U. S. Supreme Court and U. S. Circuit Courts of Appeals decisions on employment discrimination.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) offers helpful information about how to accommodate employees with disabilities, as well as links to many disability resources on their web page.
The Bazelon Center provides good resources about fair housing for people with disabilities, and especially about reasonable accommodations.
Three significant sources of information about hate, bias and crimes of violence are the Maine Office of Attorney General, Civil Rights Division , the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence and, the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Visit the State of Maine, Fire Marshal's Office for information about mandatory Barrier-Free Construction Permits, required by the Maine Human Rights Act.
The Centers for Disease Control has recently launched an updated site providing information and toolkits for business and labor organizations to use to develop workplace policies on HIV/AIDS.