Area of Law:
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
"The State of Georgia's Civil Rights Department"
Suite 1002 - West Tower, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30334
404-656-1736 (in Atlanta), 800-473-OPEN (within Georgia), 404-656-4399 (fax
The Equal Employment Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978, as amended, which makes it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, national origin, color or retaliation.
The Fair Housing Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Housing Law, which prohibits various forms of discrimination in residential real estate transactions on the basis of race, sex, religion, disability, national origin, familial status or color.