To ensure compliance with Title VI, related statutes and the Presidential Executive Order on Environmental Justice the City will:
In addition, any recipient including but not limited to Metropolitan Planning Organizations and local cities and counties, who receive Federal financial aid bears a responsibility to administer its program and activities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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Title VI is a statute provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Section 601 states:
"No person in the United States shall, on the grounds 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." [42 USC. Section 200d]
Related Statutes protect additional classes as required under:
The City of Lodi strives to ensure that access to and use of all programs, services or benefits derived from any City activity will be administered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. The City will not tolerate discrimination by a City employee or recipients of Federal funds such as other agencies, contractors, consultants, suppliers, vendors and any other recipient of federal-funds from the City.
The City prohibits all discriminatory practices that may result in:
All City employees and programs are responsible for Title VI and Related Statutes. The City’s Public Works Department provides continuous leadership, guidance and technical assistance to ensure ongoing compliance with Title VI and Related Statutes.
Title VI CoordinatorCity of Public Works Department221 W Pine StreetLodi, CA 95240Phone: 209-333-6706Fax: 209-333-6710
If you believe you have been discriminated against because of your race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion, you may file a written complaint with the City of Lodi's Title VI Coordinator. Title VI complaints are investigated and responded to as quickly as possible.