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TITLE VI and Section 504 

Your rights under Title VI and Section 504 of Federal Law

In accordance with the Federal Law and the U.S. Department of the Treasury policy, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,  prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.  Employment discrimination is covered by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, if the primary objective of the financial assistance is provisions of employment, where employment discrimination may cause discrimination in providing services under such programs. 

In accordance with the Federal Law and the U.S. Department of the Treasury policy, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, prohibits employment discrimination on the bases of disability in any program of activity which receives Federal financial assurance. Discrimination is prohibited in all aspects of employment against persons with disabilities who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job. 

If you believe that you may have been discriminated against in a program of any institution that received Federal financial assistance, please contact the Federal Agency whom is providing the assistance.  Submit a complaint of discrimination, by mail to U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity , 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20220.

Phone: (202) 622-1160 Fax: (202) 622-0367 Email: crcomplaints@treasury.gov

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