Summit Leadership Academy High Desert (“SLAHD”) does not discriminate against any student or employee on the basis of actual or perceived disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, immigration status, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes in the California Penal Code.
SLAHD adheres to all provisions of federal law related to students with disabilities, including, but not limited to, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (“IDEIA”).
SLAHD is committed to providing a work and educational atmosphere that is free of unlawful harassment under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex); Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, or national origin); The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; The Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the IDEIA; and Section 504 and Title II of the ADA (mental or physical disability). SLAHD also prohibits sexual harassment, including cybersexual bullying, and harassment based upon pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, religious affiliation, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, immigration status or citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance or regulation. SLAHD does not condone or tolerate harassment of any type, including discrimination, intimidation, or bullying, including cybersexual bullying, by any employee, independent contractor or other person with which SLAHD does business, or any other individual, student, or volunteer. This applies to all employees, students, or volunteers and relationships, regardless of position or gender. SLAHD will promptly and thoroughly investigate any complaint of harassment and take appropriate corrective action, if warranted. Inquiries, complaints, or grievances regarding harassment as described in this section, above, should be directed to the SLAHD Uniform Complaint Procedures (“UCP”) Compliance Officer:
NAME Desirée Gardner
PHONE (760) 949-9202
EMAIL [email protected]
For more information, click on the links below:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education, Title IX & Sex Discrimination