Southwestern Region

Grassy Desert in New Mexico

Regional Director's Welcome

Synthia Taylor

Synthia Taylor

Serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

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The Southwestern Region's field team delivers four services: mediation of disputes, facilitation of dialogue, training, and consulting. Created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Community Relations Service (CRS) works to resolve disputes, disagreements or difficulties associated with allegations of discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin. Under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, CRS works with communities to develop strategies to prevent and respond more effectively to violent hate crimes on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or disability.


Contact Us

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Southwestern Regional Office

Community Relations Service
1999 Bryan Street, Suite 2050
Dallas, TX 75201
T: (214) 655-8175
F: (214) 655-8184

Southwestern Field Office

Community Relations Service
515 Rusk Avenue, Suite 12605
Houston, TX 77002
T: (713) 718-4861
F: (713) 718-4862



Updated March 9, 2015