Education and Division Resources

Education

The CCRD offers three "101" courses: Employment 101, Fair Housing 101, and Public Accommodations 101. These courses offer an overview of the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) as applied to the relevant topic area. These classes are offered free of charge on a regular basis. See below for the schedules and registration links. If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation in order to access CCRD's services, please call 303-894-2997 (local), 800-262-4845 (voice), 711 TTD -Relay, or email: dora_ccrd@state.co.us

Employment 101

Employment 101 provides an introduction to Colorado's anti-discrimination laws as applied to places of employment, as well as an overview of CCRD's process, procedure, and jurisdiction. The class is approximately two hours long (including time for questions at the conclusion). 

Recording of April 6, 2021 Webinar (you must attend a live webinar to receive a certificate of attendance)

May 18, 20201 - WEBINAR

June 9, 20201 - WEBINAR 

July 8, 2021 - WEBINAR

August 4, 2021 - WEBINAR 

Fair Housing 101

Our housing anti-discrimination class provides an introduction to Colorado's fair housing laws.  The class focuses on protected classes and disability discrimination, including reasonable accommodations and modifications.  This class also provides an overview of CCRD's process, procedure, and jurisdiction.  This class lasts approximately two hours, it can go slightly over two hours if there are a lot of questions. 

Recording of November 17, 2020 Webinar (you must attend a live webinar to receive a certificate of attendance)

May 5, 2021 - WEBINAR (hosted by Colo. Housing and Finance Authority)

June 17, 2021 - WEBINAR

July 14, 2021 - WEBINAR

August 10, 2021 - WEBINAR

Public Accommodations 101

Public Accommodations 101 provides an introduction to Colorado's anti-discrimination laws as applied to places of public accommodation, as well as an overview of CCRD's process, procedure, and jurisdiction. Topics of discussion include service animals in places of public accommodation and equal access to restrooms.  This class lasts approximately one and a half hours, including time for questions, which are at the conclusion. 

Recording of September 22, 2020 - WEBINAR (you must attend a live webinar to receive a certificate of attendance)

June 21, 2021 - WEBINAR

July 28, 2021 - WEBINAR

August 15, 2021 -WEBINAR

Other Classes/Events 

The CCRD occasionally offers classes focused on specific topics or providing broad and basic overviews of the lengthier "101" courses. Usually, these classes are one hour or less, see details of each class by clicking the link below: 

April 8, 2021 - Assistance Animals in Housing (Hosted by CHFA Reach)

April 23, 2021  - CCRD Open Q & A Webinar 

April 30, 2021 - Fair Housing Basics 

May 14, 2021 - CCRD Open Q&A 

May 21, 2021 - CCRD Open Q&A

July 22, 2021 - Basic Fair Housing: Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications in Housing, Webinar (Hosted by CHFA Reach)

 

Outreach

In addition to its regular 101 class offerings, the CCRD engages in community outreach. Community outreach includes participation in community events and engaging with stakeholder organizations through round tables, informational presentations, and similar activities. 

Schedule a presentation or request participation 

CCRD is willing to engage with organizations throughout the State of Colorado. If you are interested in the CCRD participating in an event, presenting to a group, or you otherwise want to learn more about the CCRD, email our Outreach and Education Coordinator.

Attend a Commission Meeting

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission (CCRC) regularly holds meetings that include time set aside for public participation. Even if you do not want to participate, you are welcome to observe. View the CCRC Meeting Schedule. 

Give Us Your Feedback

The CCRD welcomes and encourages your feedback. Do you have a suggestion for how we may better serve the public? Is there an issue of which we should be aware? Do you have a question you are having a hard time finding the answer to? If so, please, let us know, email your feedback, concerns, or questions.