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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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City of Portland Employees

This page and the resources provided are in the process of redevelopment.  Please visit the Equity and Civil Rights Title VI Best Practices and Resource page for resources, guidance and additional information.  We appreciate your patience.    


Title VI Legal Manual, US Department of Justice

Title VI Legal Manual with 2016 revised sections 1-4

Language Access

Resources for providing services to communities with Limited English Proficiency

Civil Rights Title VI Program Guide

Overview and Guide of Civil Rights Title VI and the Civil Rights Title VI Program for Bureau Liaisons and City Employees

Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools, US Department of Education and US Department of Justice (WITHDRAWN)

Recently Withdrawn (claim that guidance advocate policy preferences and positions). While no longer official guidance Department made sure to identify that this does not add requirements and that protections remain in place. For more information you can