Filing a Discrimination Complaint with AHRC
Download the AHRC discrimination complain form (PDF).
To file a discrimination complaint in Arlington, Massachusetts, please print and fill out the AHRC discrimination complaint form (PDF) or ask us for a hardcopy of the form. Complaints must be submitted within four (4) months of the most recent discriminatory act. Complaints must be filed by transmitting one (1) original, completed copy of this form to the AHRC by mail or hand delivery. Alternatively, complaints submitted electronically shall be deemed officially filed as of the date of electronic submission if an original, signed copy is received or postmarked within (2) calendar weeks of the electronic submission.
Protected classes in Arlington, Massachusetts, are: race, color, religious views, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, citizenship, age, ancestry, family/marital status, sexual orientation, disability, source of income, and military status. See the FAQ page for more information regarding nondiscrimation laws.
Know Your Rights: Discrimination Against Immigrants and Muslims (information from the ACLU)
What to do if you are witnessing Islamophobic harassment (graphic by Maeril)
The Office of Attorney General maintains a great resource that provides access to numerous resources to support crime victims.
The United Nations has a very thorough definition/explanation of Human Rights.
More useful links to come. If you find a resource that you'd like to see included please let us know.