Civil Rights

ACLU of Wisconsin - Site Details
Phone (414) 272-4032 ext 16
Location 207 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 325click for directions [directions]
Description The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the nation's primary advocate of an individual's civil rights and civil liberties as guaranteed by the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Since 1920, the ACLU has maintained that civil liberties must be respected and it has made it its mission to fight civil liberties violations wherever and whenever they occur. We also work for change through public education, community activism, public policy analysis, and governmental lobbying
Eligibility The ACLU of Wisconsin assists Wisconsin residents with serious violations of their civil liberties that have a serious impact upon the population. See Services for more details.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission- Site Details
Phone 1.800.669.4000
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Walk-ins only, first come, first served.
Location 310 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800 click for directions [directions]
Description To file a civil discrimination action against an employer, the plaintiff must have first filed a complaint with either the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division or the federal EEOC.
Metro Milwaukee Fair Housing Council - Site Details
Phone (414) 278-1240
Location 600 E. Mason Street, Suite 200 click for directions [directions]
Description The purpose of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council is to promote fair housing throughout the State of Wisconsin by guaranteeing all people equal access to housing opportunities and by creating and maintaining racially and economically integrated housing patterns.
NAACP Legal Redress Committee - Site Details
Phone (414) 562-1000
Location 2745 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, suite 203, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212 [directions]
Hours The NAACP office is open from 9 am - 5 pm M-Th
The Legal Redress clinic is held every MONDAY & WEDNESDAY from 11a.m. - 1:30p.m. Call before to confirm that the counselor will be there.
Description This Committee assists individuals with complaints in employment, housing, and those encountering difficulty in receiving various benefits. In addition, the committee seeks legal settlements on behalf of the NAACP.
Wisconsin Equal Rights Division - Site Details
Phone (414) 227-4384
Location 819 N 6th ST ROOM 255, MILWAUKEE WI 53203
Description The Wisconsin Equal Rights Division serves Wisconsin residents who have faced unlawful discrimination and violations of workplace wage and safety laws.