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Policy of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action

Policy of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action

Leeward Community College declares and reaffirms its commitment to the University of Hawai‘i’s policy of equal education and employment opportunity. The College is committed to the principles and practices of nondiscrimi- nation on the basis of race, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity and expression), age, religion, color, national origin, citizenship status (except as permissible by applicable law), ancestry, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status (including civil union), arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), National Guard absence, uniformed services, status as a protected veteran, income assignment for child support, credit history (unless directly related to a bona fide occupational qualifi- cation), pregnancy, breastfeeding, or status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence (includes stalking), provided the victim provides notice to her/his employer of such status or the employer has knowledge of such status.

The College further declares its commitment that as part of the University’s equal opportunity policy to implement reasonable accommodations, to the extent required by law, for individuals with disabilities, sincerely held religious practices, victims of domestic or sexual violence, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.

In addition, employees and applicants for employment are protected under Title IX, Title II and Section 504.

As an integral part of its Policy on Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action, the Office of the President, University of Hawai‘i, hereby declares and reaffirms its commitment to the University’s pursuit of equal education and employment opportunity and further declares that any harassment of students or employees or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of sex is prohibited and will not be tolerated.

Individuals designated to coordinate the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges’ nondiscrimination and affirmative action programs are:

Michael C. K. Wong
EEO/AA Coordinator
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike; Pearl City, HI  96782
Phone: 808-455-0277

Mary Perreira (EEO/AA)
Community Colleges
2327 Dole Street; Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-4650 (V/T)

Paul Kuehn
Section 504 and Title II Coordinator
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike; Pearl City, HI  96782
Phone: 808-455-0268

Mark Lane
Title IX Coordinator
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike; Pearl City, HI  96782
Phone: 808-455-0213

Discrimination Complaints
Leeward Community College further declares discrimination against students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment as articulated in the Policy on Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (Policy) is prohibited and will not be tolerated. Violation of this Policy from any individual may subject a member of the University community to adverse treatment/action based on the protected category as set forth in the Policy.

Discrimination complaints will be processed using the University’s Administrative Procedure A9.920, Discrimi- nation Complaint Procedures for Employees, Students, and Applicants for Employment and Admissions.

Complaints of discrimination may be addressed to:


College Employees (including student employees):
Michael C.K. Wong
Human Resources Manager and
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Coordinator
Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala ‘Ike, AD 121
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 808-455-0277

Students:
Dean of Academic Services (Paul Kuehn) Section 504 and Title II Coordinator Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala ‘Ike, AD 107
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 808-455-0440

Mark Lane
Title IX Coordinator
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala ‘Ike, AD 111
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 808-455-0213

The process of addressing allegations of discrimination are described in the University of Hawai‘i Administrative Procedure A9.920, Discrimination Complain Procedures for Students, Employees, and Applicants for Admission or Employment (August 2002).

Complaints of discrimination may also be filed with:
Mary Perreira
Director of EEO/A A
UH Community Colleges
2327 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-4650 (V/T)

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