Southwestern Community College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age in employment, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, religion, veteran status, associational preference and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities or employment and personnel policies and practices. Southwestern also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to its facilities. References: Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 –1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).
Inquiries regarding compliance with the nondiscrimination policy and the appropriate grievance procedure may be directed to:
Jolene Griffith, Educational Equity and Title IX Coordinator, Southwestern Community College (Administration Center)
1501 W. Townline St., Creston, IA 50801
The Office for Civil Rights (Midwestern Division), U.S. Department of Education (Citigroup Center)
500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-4544