Community Outreach and Training

Learn more about the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) outreach and engagement with communities throughout the nation, as well as the training we provide to both Department personnel and our partners.

  • Community Engagement 
    CRCL engages diverse American communities whose civil rights may be affected by Department activities. We respond to community concerns and provide information about Department programs, activities, and issues.
  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Training 
    CRCL improves civil rights and civil liberties awareness and compliance through training modules and tools and technical assistance.

DHS Resources for Communities

Active Shooter Preparedness

Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN)

Protective Security Advisors, DHS Infrastructure Protection

If You See Something, Say Something™

Community Preparation, Hometown Security Program

DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Department of Justice, Community Relations Service

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Information on Hate Crimes

Contact Us

By mail or phone:
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2707 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Mail Stop #0190
Washington, D.C. 20528-0190

Phone: 202-401-1474
Toll Free: 1-866-644-8360
TTY: 202-401-0470
Toll Free TTY: 1-866-644-8361
Fax: 202-401-4708

By e-mail:


Last Published Date: June 24, 2020

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