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Civil Rights Directorate


A discrimination-free workplace where every employee and applicant of the Coast Guard has the opportunity to reach his or her full potential, and believes it is possible to do so without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual harassment, pregnancy and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parent status, political affiliation, engagement in a protected Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Equal Opportunity  (EO) activity, or any other basis protected by law.



To maximize Coast Guard's overall mission effectiveness by leading programs and facilitating practices which foster a discrimination-free workplace.

CRD Strategic Implementation Document
(Plan of Action)

State of the Coast Guard: Civil Rights Program

Office of Diversity

Coast Guard Civil Rights Manual

Complaint Process