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Civil Rights Compliance

The Office of Criminal Justice Programs ensures that it and all grant subrecipients are in compliance with the following federal laws and regulations:

  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (Title VI) of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d, and the Department Of Justice (DOJ) implementing regulation, 28 C.F.R. pt. 42, subpts. C & D (prohibiting discrimination in federally assisted programs based on race, color, and national origin in the delivery of services or benefits);
  • Section 504 of the  Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) of 1973,  as amended,  29 U.S.C. §794, and the DOJ implementing regulation, 28 C.F.R. pt. 42, subpt. G (prohibiting discrimination in federally assisted programs based on disability  both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits);
  • Title IX of the Education  Amendments (Title  IX) of 1972, as amended,  20 U.S.C. §1681, and the DOJ implementing regulations, 28 C.F.R. pt. 42, subpt. D & pt. 54 (prohibiting discrimination in federally assisted education programs based on sex both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits);
  • Age Discrimination Act (Age Act) of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 6102, and the DOJ implementing  regulation,  28  C.F.R.  pt.  42,  subpt.  I  (prohibiting  discrimination  in federally assisted programs based on age in the delivery of services or benefits); and
  • Executive Order 13,559,  amending  Executive Order  13,279, and the DOJ implementing regulation, Partnerships  with  Faith-Based and Other  Neighborhood  Organizations,  28 C.F.R.  pt.  38 (prohibiting  discrimination  in  federally  assisted  social service programs based on religion in the delivery of services or benefits).
  • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 12132, and the implementing regulation at 28 C.F.R. § 35.171(a)(1)(i), (3)(i) (prohibiting discrimination based on disability both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits).
  • Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act (Safe Streets Act) of 1968, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 3789d(c) & 3782(a), and the DOJ implementing regulations, 28 C.F.R. pt. 42, subpts. D (prohibiting discrimination in programs funded under the statute, both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits, based on race, color, national origin, sex, and religion) & E (requiring certain DOJ-funded programs subject to the administrative provisions of the statute to prepare, maintain, and submit an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP));
  • Victims  of  Crime  Act  (VOCA)  of 1984, as amended,  42  U.S.C.  §  10604(e) and the regulation implementing the Victim of Crime Act Victim Assistance Program, 81 Fed. Reg. 44,515, 44,532 (July 8, 2016)  (to be codified at 28 C.F.R. § 94.114) (prohibiting discrimination in programs funded under the statute, both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits, based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, and disability); and
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 13925(b)(13) (prohibiting discrimination in programs either funded under the statute or administered by the Office on Violence Against Women, both in employment and in the delivery of services or benefits, based on actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity) (referring to the Safe Streets Act for enforcement).

 

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act (Title VI) of 1964,as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d, and the DOJ implementing regulation, 28 C.F.R. pt. 42, subpts. C & D (prohibiting discrimination in federally assisted programs based on race, color, and national origin in the delivery of services or benefits)

Title VI and Additional Civil Rights Training

Employees and service beneficiaries of grant subrecipients of the Office of Criminal Justice Programs may file a complaint of discrimination with the Department of Finance and Administration. Click the link below for more information and instructions.

Filing a Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint

This Page Last Updated: May 14, 2018 at 1:04 PM