Equity, Advocacy and Civil Rights

  • The Office of Equity, Advocacy and Civil Rights (EACR) assists existing DPSCD compliance officers, departments, and all staff with state and federal civil rights laws, compliance 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.

    EACR Responsibilities

    • Gender and Equity Fairness
    • Disability Rights and Advocacy
    • Government Affairs
    • Employee Relations
    • Conflict of Interests Disclosures
    • Constituent Relations
    • Board Relations
    • District Policies and Procedures

    Notice of Non-Discrimination

    DPSCD 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:

    Kristen Howard, Esq.
    Title IX Coordinator and ADA/ Section 504 Coordinator
    3011 W. Grand Blvd, Floor 14, Detroit, MI 48202

    Email: dpscd.compliance@detroitk12.org


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