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A state administrative agency which enforces the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965, also known as Chapter
216 the Iowa Code
A State free of Discrimination
Our mission is to enforce civil rights through Compliance, Mediation, Advocacy and Education.
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.
Where do they come from ?
Television, Films and other media
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.”
Culture is a shared set of belief systems, values, practices and assumptions which determine how people interact with each other and interpret the world.
The learned behavior, customs and way of life of a group of people
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Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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