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This is where community college students may also file an unlawful discrimination complaint.
On the state level DFEH has final jurisdiction over employment-related cases. Therefore, complainants in employment discrimination cases do not have the right to appeal to the State Chancellor’s Office and must file with DFEH if the matter is not resolved at the local level. 1-800-884-1684.
This is where a community college district employee may also file his or her employment-related complaint.
California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 59320 states that individual districts have “primary responsibility to insure that its programs and activities are available to all persons…” For additional information on how to meet these requirements, see Unlawful Discrimination in Chancellor’s Office Legal Opinions.
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Legal Advisory regarding Discrimination Complaint Procedures.