The following organizations are publicly committed to combating prejudice and injurious discrimination in society. They are governmental agencies, legislative acts, and political organizations categorized by the primary area in which they are active; significant categorical overlaps do exist.
This list is for informational purposes only. Kenyon does not officially endorse or support any particular viewpoints or actions of these groups beyond the general opposition to prejudice, bias, ignorance and hatred.
American Association for Affirmative ActionHuman Rights First
Race & Ethnicity:
NAACPBAMNAnti-Defamation LeagueTeaching ToleranceSouthern Poverty Law CenterAmerican-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Sex & Gender:
National Organization of WomenNational Organization For Men Against SexismTransgender On-campus Nondiscrimination Information
Fight Out LoudNational Gay and Lesbian Task ForceGay & Lesbian Victory FundGay & Lesbian Alliance Against DefamationHuman Rights WatchNational Center for Lesbian RightsyouthresourceParents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and GaysoutProud
ACLU (poverty/class)Class ActionInequality.orgClass Matters
Alliance for Technology AccessNational Council for Support of Disability Issues
Islamophobia watchIslamophobia.orgReligious Tolerance
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil RightsOhio Civil Rights CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Americans with Disabilities ActTitle VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964Age Discrimination in Employment ActRehabilitation Act of 1973Initiative to Combat Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash (National Origin)Federal Protections Against National Origin DiscriminationDepartment of Justice, Special Counsel for Religious DiscriminationEqual Pay ActLilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Resources
Counselors are available nearby and include Behavioral Healthcare Partners.
Medical care options that are near campus include: Knox Community Hospital and New Directions.
Other resources in Knox County, including local law enforcement contacts, can be found on the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Abuse website.
Campus Safety can also contact the Sheriff's Office on your behalf.
ASHA Ray of Hope: 614-565-2918 Domestic Violence resources for the South Asian community
BRAVO: BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetuated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification through prevention, advocacy, violence documentation and survivor services.
Catholic Social Services: 614-221-5851
Choices: For victims of domestic violence
Columbus Bar Association Find a Lawyer
Columbus Urban League: 614-257-6300 Free support and education for African American clients
Committee Against Sexual Harassment (c/o YWCA): 614-224-9121 Advice and referrals for employment issues
Domestic Violence Shelters in Ohio
Family Violence and Prevention Center
Jewish Family Services: 614-231-1890
Legal Aid Society of Columbus: 614‐224‐8374
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Ohio Dept. of Health Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Ohio Hispanic Coalition Domestic Violence 24 hour Hotline: 614-746-3534 Spanish- and English-language services for Latino(a)s/Hispanics.
Shalom Task Force Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-888-883-2323 Resources for the Jewish community. Advocates available to speak Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, Hungarian, and Spanish.
Suicide Prevention Services 24‐Hour Hotline: 614‐221‐5445
Women's Outreach for Women: 614-242-1284 Support services for women, sensitive to needs of Latinas and lesbians experiencing intimate partner abuse.
Know Your IX, a campaign that aims to educate all college students in the U.S. about their rights under Title IX.
Not Alone, which includes information for students, schools and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault.