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Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

TITLE VI OF THE 1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT

THE LAW

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act requires that “No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

 

APPLICABILITY

Title VI covers all agencies receiving federal funds. Title VI applies to discrimination throughout an agency
(Tri-County Community Action Program Inc.) and Tri-County Transit. Title VI applies to paid staff, volunteers, clients and passengers of individual programs under an agency and the agency itself.

 

FILING A COMPLAINT

Title VI complaints involving recipients and beneficiaries may be filed with Tri-County Transit by an individual, a class, or by a third party, within 90 days from the date of the alleged discriminatory act. Complaints should be directed to Brenda Gagne, 31 Pleasant St. Berlin NH 03570.

 

A complaint may also be filed with; Title VI Coordinator, New Hampshire Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 483, 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483. Phone number (603) 271-3734, TTY ACCESS: (800) 735-2964

 

It shall be the policy of Tri-County Transit to not discriminate against an individual based upon that person’s race, color, disability or national origin. This policy applies to applicants for employment, current employees, volunteers as well as passengers, subrecipients and subcontractors of Tri-County Transit.

 

 

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