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Outreach, Education & Technical Assistance

Preventing employment discrimination from occurring in the workplace in the first place is preferable to remedying the consequences of discrimination. EEOC is committed to providing training and technical assistance, outreach and education programs to assist employers, employees and stakeholder groups understand and prevent discrimination. We believe that discrimination can be averted if companies, federal agencies and individuals know their legal rights and responsibilities.

No-Cost Outreach and Education Programs: EEOC representatives are available on a limited basis at no cost to make presentations and participate in meetings with employees and employers, and their representative groups, as well as community organizations and other members of the general public.

EEOC also provides targeted information and resources for:


The Youth@Work program is a national education and outreach campaign to promote equal employment opportunity for America's next generation of workers.


EEOC Training Institute

Through the EEOC Training Institute, EEOC provides fee-based training and technical assistance programs throughout the country, and has training and technical assistance materials available for sale.


Federal Sector Training: EEOC provides a variety of training programs geared specifically for federal employees through the Training Institute.