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Human Resources

Title IX at College of the Redwoods                                                       

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Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendment of 1972 states in part no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

The Board is committed to assuring student equity in educational programs and college services. The President/Superintendent shall establish and implement a student equity plan that meets the Title 5 standards for such a plan.

The Redwoods Community College District has in place policies and procedures for Discrimination and Harassment Complaints and Investigations.  These policies and procedures can be found on the College of the Redwoods website or on the links below. 

Title IX requires College of the Redwoods to designate a Title IX Coordinator to monitor and oversee Title IX compliance.  Your campus Title IX Coordinator is available to explain and discuss:  your right to file a complaint; the complaint process; how confidentiality is handled; available resources both on and off campus; and other related matters.  The Title IX Coordinator for College of the Redwoods is Wendy Bates, Director & Chief Human Resources Officer.  Wendy can be reached at (707) 476-4192 or at wendy-bates@redwoods.edu.


Additional Resources

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Coalition providing leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual assault.

(916)446-2520

1215 K Street, Suite 1850, Sacramento, CA, 95814


U.S. Department of Education, regional Office for Civil Rights

(415) 486-555

50 Beale Street, Suite 7200, San Francisco, CA, 94105

Unfortunately, life isn't perfect and situations happen.

When someone alleges harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, or sex discrimination or sexual assault, it is the college’s ethical and legal responsibility to conduct a thorough, timely, independent, and objective investigation. 

The Title IX Coordinator plays a crucial role in the investigation process.  All reports are taken seriously and investigated timely and thoroughly.

To file a complaint against a student, or a member of faculty, management or staff,

 
 

To file a complaint with the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights:

1(800)421-3481
www.ocr@ed.gov
Or you can fill out a complaint form online at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html.

Crisis Support and Counseling

Whether you need support now or years after experiencing sexual assault or dating violence, help is available 24 hours a day.   Here are resources and more are listed at the bottom of the page.

Public Safety

In an life threatening emergency dial 911.

For an emergence on campus and public safety is needed urgently please call 707-476-4111.   List your location and your emergency and someone will be with you as soon as possible.

For non-emergencies, public safety can be reached at 707-476-4112.

College of the Redwoods Counseling Center

An on-campus counselor is available by appointment for students, providing individual short-term counseling.

707-476-4150

North Coast Rape Crisis Team

A community agency providing 24/7/365 services for all forms of sexual violence including medical and legal advocacy, support groups, short-term counseling, and community education.

24/hr Crisis Line:
Del Norte: 707-465-2851
Eureka: 707-445-2881

Community Office:
Del Norte: 707-465-6961
Eureka: 707-443-2737
www.ncrct.org

Humboldt Domestic Violence Services

This organization's mission is to help people break free of the cycle of domestic and intimate partner violence. All of their services are free of charge.

Contact Information:
707-443-6042
866-668-6543
www.hdvs.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)