The Office of Equity remains operational at this time.
If any member of our community feels that they have been treated differently based on their race, national origin, or any other protected category, we remain available to provide resources and support.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, Equity staff are currently working remotely and can assist you via virtual meetings or other technology. Please let us know how we can help!
We are still able to receive reports through various methods, including our online reporting forms:
Resources specific to the current climate
We recognize that social distancing, self-isolation, and other public health measures may create risk or have unintended consequences for those dealing with sexual or relationship violence. Support is available if you are experiencing concerns:
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: to speak with advocates about resources and/or safety planning, call 1.800.799.7233, visit thehotline.org, or text LOVEIS to 22522
- RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline: call 1.800.656.4673, or chat online with a crisis support specialist
- Sanctuary for Families’ Flyer on Domestic Violence Safety Planning during COVID-19
Additional resources can be found here.