Policy of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action
Leeward Community College declares and reaffirms its commitment to the University of Hawai‘i's policy of equal education and employment opportunity. The College is committed to the principles and practices of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression), age, religion, color, national origin, citizenship status (except as permissible by applicable law), ancestry, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status (including civil union), arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), National Guard absence, uniformed services, status as a protected veteran, income assignment for child support, credit history (unless directly related to a bona fide occupational qualification), pregnancy, breastfeeding, or status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence (includes stalking), provided the victim provides notice to her/his employer of such status or the employer has knowledge of such status.
The College further declares its commitment that as part of the University's equal opportunity policy to implement reasonable accommodations, to the extent required by law, for individuals with disabilities, sincerely held religious practices, victims of domestic or sexual violence, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.
In addition, employees and applicants for employment are protected under Title IX, Title II and Section 504.
As an integral part of its Policy on Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action, the Office of the President, University of Hawai‘i, hereby declares and reaffirms its commitment to the University's pursuit of equal education and employment opportunity and further declares that any harassment of students or employees or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of sex is prohibited and will not be tolerated.
Individuals designated to coordinate the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges' nondiscrimination and affirmative action programs are:
Lori Lei Hayashi
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala‘Ike, AD 121
Pearl City, HI 96782
Christine S.Y. Chun
Office of Compliance, EEO/AA, and Title IX
Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges
2327 Dole Street Room 1
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone (808) 956-4564