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If you or someone you know experienced discrimination based on race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or another protected class, follow these helpful questions and answers.
✍🏿Write down what happened.
🕝 Write down dates and times.
📋 Write down the names of other people that were there.
📱 Keep info relating to calls, texts, emails, and other communications.
📅 Don’t wait! If the incident is covered under the state’s civil rights law, you have 1 year from the date of the incident to file a charge.
You can report discrimination with the Department by:
🖥️ Filling out the online form.
📱 Calling the Discrimination Helpline at 1-833-454-0148.
📝 If you experienced discrimination and the incident is covered under the state’s civil rights law, you do not need to be represented by a lawyer to file a charge of discrimination.
💡 Staff will determine if it’s covered under the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the state’s civil rights law. This chart outlines the process.