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Iowa Civil Rights Commission Disclaimer. The information contained in this presentation is a brief overview and should not be construed as legal advice or exhaustive coverage of the topic. BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION.

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Iowa Civil Rights CommissionDisclaimer

The information contained in this presentation is a brief overview and should not be construed as legal advice or exhaustive coverage of the topic.


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BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION

A state administrative agency which enforces the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965, also known as Chapter

216 the Iowa Code


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OUR VISION

A State free of Discrimination


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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to enforce civil rights through Compliance, Mediation, Advocacy and Education.


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AREAS

  • Employment

  • Housing

  • Credit

  • Public Accommodations

  • Education


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Race

Color

Creed

National Origin

Religion

Sex

Pregnancy

Physical Disability

Mental Disability

(not in Credit)

Age ( in Employment and Credit only )

Familial Status ( in Housing and Credit only )

Marital Status ( in Credit only )

Retaliation

PROTECTED PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


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DISCRIMINATION


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WHAT IS DISCRIMINATION?

The act of giving unequal treatment to an individual or group of people because they are members of a certain culture or race, or because of other differences. Persons are denied equal opportunities because of their differences.


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ATTITUDES TOWARDS DIFFERENCES

Where do they come from ?

Family

Friends

Community

Television, Films and other media


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CONTRIBUTING FACTORS

  • Stereotypes

  • Prejudice


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STEREOTYPE

A misconception about an individual or group, based on the belief that all people in a certain group will act the same way.

Example: “All…………are lazy.”


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PREJUDICE

  • An irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion

  • Making up your mind about what a person or group is like before you get to know them.


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WHAT IS CULTURE ?

Culture is a shared set of belief systems, values, practices and assumptions which determine how people interact with each other and interpret the world.


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WHAT IS CULTURE ?

The learned behavior, customs and way of life of a group of people


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DIVERSITY

  • All the ways that we are similar and different

  • The differences that make us each unique

  • Recognizing the differences until the differences don’t make a difference anymore.


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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATION

  • Know yourself and your own culture.

  • Examine your own attitudes towards people who are different from you.

  • Try to identify the origin of your negative reaction toward differences.


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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATION

  • Decide if your biases are getting in the way.

  • Be willing to talk, listen and learn.

  • Speak out against insensitive remarks and discriminatory behavior.


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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATION

  • Be aware of the subtleties of discrimination.

  • Be aware of how discrimination hurts and who it hurts.

  • Act as a role model.


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WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATION

  • Take action when appropriate and address discriminatory behavior.

  • Continue to respect, accept and appreciate differences.

  • Promote diversity appreciation in your community.


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Iowa Civil Rights Commission

211 East Maple Street, 2nd Floor

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

515-281-4121

800-457-4416 (toll free)

fax: 515-242-5840

website: www.state.ia.us/government/crc


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