Affirmative Action, Nondiscrimination and Accessibility

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies.  The College prohibits  sexual harassment, including sexual violence.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action , non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: 

Justine Caron, Director of Human Resources
Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator/ADA Coordinator and Section 504 Compliance Officer
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street, B-207
Haverhill, MA 01830
Phone: 978-556-3956
Email: jcaron@necc.mass.edu 

Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Click here to see the full Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Massachusetts Community Colleges Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity.