Justice Department Announces Public Education Campaign Grants

From a press release from the Justice Department:

The Justice Department today announced that it has awarded $723,000 in grants to twelve groups serving communities throughout the country to conduct public education programs for workers and employers about federal protections against immigration-related job discrimination.

The grants, which range from $48,000 to $87,000, are being awarded by the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) of the department’s Civil Rights Division. Recipients will assist discrimination victims; conduct seminars for workers, employers and immigration service providers; distribute educational materials in various languages; and place advertisements in local communities through both mainstream and ethnic media to educate workers and employers about their rights.

To read the entire press release, click here.

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