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Civil Rights Directorate


A discrimination-free workplace where every member of and applicant to the Coast Guard has the opportunity to reach his/her/their 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; parental status; political affiliation; engagement in a protected Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Equal Opportunity (EO) activity or any other basis protected by the 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