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  • Fair Credit Reporting Act PDF

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act was passed to give guidance to credit reporting agencies about the way they handle your credit information. Read this to learn more on your rights. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Legal Services Center
  • Basic Facts About the Fair Housing Act

    The Fair Housing Act covers most housing. In some circumstances, the Act exempts owner-occupied buildings with no more than four units, single-family housing sold or rented without the use of a broker, and housing operated by organizations and private clubs that limit occupancy to members. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • How Do I Fix My Credit Report

    As a rule, it is a good idea to get a copy of your credit report at least once a year to make sure that it is correct. If there are mistakes, here's how to fix them. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • The Fair Housing Act

    Read the Fair Housing Act, 42 USC 3601, Sec 801 Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Justice
  • Childcare for Children with Disabilities, including HIV

    A fact sheet from the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services about discrimination against children with disabilities, including HIV. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Dept. of Justice
  • Civil Rights Complaints

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' does not advocate for individual discrimination complaints, but has a referral service to get you in contact with providing information specific to your situation, the right office if decide to file a complaint. Content Detail

  • Civil Rights FAQ's

    General Civil Rights information including filing complaints, procedures, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other resources for help. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Health & Human Services
  • Disabled Parking Placard and Licencse Plates

    A privately owned web site link which provides information on eligibility and application for a handicapped parking placard and license plates. Content Detail

  • Educating Homeless Children and Youth

    Despite the legal protections of the McKinney-Vento Act, homeless children and youth sometimes need help enrolling and participating in school. This guide provides information you need to know to advocate for the education of homeless children. Content Detail

    By:
    National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
  • HIV & Discrimination

    Many HIV+ people encounter legal problems associated with their health status. Occasionally HIV+ people face discrimination in employment, housing, and medical care. Fortunately, there are numerous legal protections from these types of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    thewellproject.org
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • How to File a Civil Rights Complaint (Health Care Provider)

    If you feel a health care provider, or state or local government agency, has discriminated against you based on race, national origin, disability, or age, you may file a civil rights complaint. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Health & Human Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • Human Rights - FAQ

    Brief frequently asked questions sheet on Human Rights and discrimination Content Detail

    By:
    City of Tulsa
  • Law and Aging Resources for Older Americans

    The Law and Aging Guide is a listing of the state-wide resources available to help older persons with law-related issues. Read More

    By:
    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • OK State Coordinator for Homeless Education

    Every state is required to have a State Coordinator for Homeless Education, and every school District is required to have a local homeless education liaison. These individuals will assist you with a federal law that enables homeless children and youth to school and get all the services they need. Content Detail

    By:
    OK State Department of Education
  • Privacy and Your Health Information

    A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services