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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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Select external Civil Rights Title VI resources

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice

Title VI Statute

Revised (2016) Title VI Legal Manual, US Department of Justice

Federal Highway Administration Title VI Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions – Data Collection, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice

Frequently Asked Questions – Public Participation, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice

Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898

Limited English Proficiency/Language Access –

Environmental Justice, Environmental Protection Agency

Guidance to State and Local Governments and Other Federally Assisted Recipients Engaged in Emergency Preparedness, Response, Mitigation, and Recovery Activities on Compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools, US Department of Education and US Department of Justice (WITHDRAWN).  Recently Withdrawn (claim that guidance advocate policy preferences and positions).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 read the release from the Department of Education. Provides guidance on voluntarily considering race to achieve diversity and opportunities.