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Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity

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Office of Equal Opportunity

215 N. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach 33401
Phone: 355-488

     The Office of Equal Opportunity provides coordination of the four civil and human rights programs of Palm Beach County government.

Equal Employment Opportunity Program: 355-4883

     Investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, or age. The program also provides public outreach and education concerning equal employment laws.

Fair Housing Program: 355-4883

     Investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination in housing and places of public accommodation on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status or age. The program also provides public outreach and education concerning fair housing standards and equality in accessing housing and public accommodations.

Handicap Accessibility Program: 355-4931

     Assures that County government and countywide organizations and public facilities maintain compliance with the American Disabilities Act by enforcing the County's Handicapped Parking Program and helping to remedy discrimination against persons with disabilities in housing, access to facilities and services, employment and all other areas of equal access.

Human Relations Camp: 355-4884

     The weekend retreat provides an excellent framework for achieving interracial and intercultural understanding among high-school students from varied backgrounds. Program exercises, facilitated by a team of adult and junior counselors from varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, stress human relations, cooperation, leadership and decision making skills. The students are recruited from the public school system or may be referred by parents or community groups. An effort is made to ensure a diverse representation of racial, religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

More information is available on the following webpages.
Palm Beach County Fair Housing Laws
Title VII Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964
PBC Employment Discrimination on National Origin
Palm Beach County Equal Opportunity Ordinances

      
 

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© 2001 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners.  Last modified: September 05, 2000 .

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