What is Title IX? 

 

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits gender-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funds. Title IX is most commonly associated with gender discrimination in sports, however, the scope of Title IX is quite broad and  prohibits gender-based discrimination in all college programs and activities.

Title IX protection from discrimination extends to faculty, staff and students and includes such things as: sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, gender-identity and pregnancy. It also prohibits retaliation against anyone who makes or participates in a complaint.

 

Cascadia's Title IX Coordinator

 

The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX policies. If you have a question, concern, or complaint related to sexual harassment, sexual assault and other actions that fall within the college’s obligations under Title IX, please contact:

 

Executive Director of Human Resources
Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way NE, CC2-280
Bothell, WA 98011
425.352.8262 or nondiscrimination@cascadia.edu

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Other Complaint Options

 

An employee or student may always file a complaint with:

Washington State Human Rights Commission at 800.233.3247 or TDD 800.300-7525, or

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights at 800.421.3481 or TDD 877.521.2172, or

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 800.669.4000 or TDD 800.669.6820

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Sexual Assault Resources 

 

Office

About Contact

Emergency

  911

Campus Safety Emergency

  425.352.5222

Campus Safety Non-Emergency

  425.352.5359

Campus Safety Escort

  425.352.5359

Cascadia & UWB Student Counseling Services

Counseling services are available to any student struggling with issues including family conflict, divorce, substance abuse, depression, grief and loss, and anxiety. 

425.352.3183 or Counseling - UWB/Cascadia

State Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP helps employees and their family members resolve personal or work-related problems such as depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, or workplace issues. EAP for state employees

King County 24-Hour Crisis Line

  206.461-3222

King County 24-Hour Sexual Assault Resource Center (KSARC)

KSARC's purpose is to help alleviate the trauma of sexual assault for victims and their families. 888.998.6423 or King County Sexual Assault Resource Center 

Evergreen Hospital 24-Hour Emergency Care and On-Call Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

ER with 24-hour on-call nurse examiners trained specifically to deal with sexual assault.  425.899.1711 or Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

LifeWire 24-Hour Domestic Violence Program 

Provides domestic violence services and programs including a helpline for those in abusive relationships. Can provide services such as preparing safety plans and referrals.  800.827.8840  or  LifeWire

Snohomish County Domestic Violence Resources

Webpage with listing of various resources in Snohomish County. Snohomish County Resources

Snohomish/Skagit County 24-Hour Crisis Line

  800.584.3578

Snohomish County Sexual Assault Resource Center

  425.252.2873

 

 

 

 

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