The Office of Equity, Advocacy & Civil Rights (EACR)
The Office of Equity, Advocacy and Civil Rights (EACR) assists existing DPSCD compliance officers, departments, and all staff to comply with state and federal civil rights laws and regulations. The office provides training and guidance to District staff and stakeholders. EACR represents the District’s legislative agenda and provides support to the Office of the Superintendent. The Department of Employee Relations is also housed in EACR and is responsible for investigation and resolution of employee misconduct and job performance claims, teacher tenure changes and civil rights claims from Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
- Gender and Equity Fairness
- Disability Rights and Advocacy
- Government Affairs
- Employee Relations
- Constituent Relations
- Board Relations
- District Policies and Procedures
Notice of Non-DiscriminationDPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Questions? Concerns? Please contact:
3011 W Grand Blvd, Floor 14
Detroit, MI 48202
Kristen Howard, Esq.
Equity Advocacy and Civil Rights
Beth Pacifico, JD
Policy and Research Associate