The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Civil Rights Office is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of all aspects of two civil rights programs. For programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance from the NEA, this includes the administration of the nondiscrimination statutes which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. This also includes on the basis of disability in programs conducted by the NEA.
For employees and applicants for employment with the NEA, the Civil Rights Office is responsible for the administration of nondicrimination statutes which prohibit discrimination in employment; on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, genetic information or in retaliation for participation in a protected activity.
Civil Rights Office staff
Marisa Marinos (202) 682-5749
Director of Civil Rights/EEO
Denise A. Pearson (202) 682-5014
EEO Specialist/EEO Counselor
Terry Liu (202) 682-5690 (Room 703)