Resources for people facing discrimination
Resources in Alameda County
There are many organizations in Alameda County that provide workshops and resources for immigrants and people facing discrimination. Below is a partial list.
For Immediate, Non-emergency Concerns, Dial 211 for Assistance
2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, phone number that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi-lingual capabilities. It is run by Eden I&R, which is a nonprofit agency committed to linking Alameda County families and individuals to the full range of community resources available to them. Visit their website.
Alameda County Immigration Legal & Education Partnership
If you have seen Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE) in Action or if you or someone you know has been detained by ICE, call 510.241.4011 for rapid response and legal services.
Centro Legal de La Raza
Provides legal assistance, Immigration Clinics, Tenants' Rights Clinics, and Workers' Rights Clinics. See their website or call: 510.437.1554 (English, Spanish)
Council on American-Islamic Relations, SF Bay Area Office
Provides legal assistance and workshops for American Muslims. See their website or call: 408.986.9874 (English, Farces, Urdu, Arabic)
Offers a series of events to strengthen the LGBT community. See their website or call: 415.398.2333
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Offers a robust list of resources for the LGBT community and provides legal assistance and referral. See their website or call: 415.392.6257
Community Resources for Independent Living (CRIL)
Offers a series of informational events and resources for people with disabilities. See their website or call: 510.881.5743 / 510.881.0218 TTY
The California Department of Education ensures equal, fair, and meaningful access to its employment and program services. More information from the Department of Education’s Office of Equal Opportunity is available on their website, including information about filing a complaint of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bulling. See their website or call 916.445.9174