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Phyllis W. Cheng, Director State of California Department of Fair Employment & Housing. Program Number 113 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act w here are we now ?. Introduction. History of the Civil Rights Act. General impact.

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phyllis w cheng director state of california department of fair employment housing
Phyllis W. Cheng, Director

State of California

Department of Fair Employment & Housing

Program Number 113

50th Anniversary

of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

where are we now?

introduction
Introduction

History of the Civil Rights Act.

General impact.

Titles and Achievements under the Civil Rights Act.

history
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law on July 2, 1964, by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Barred discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
History
general impact
The Civil Rights Act spurred many changes in:
  • Education;
  • Employment;
  • Public accommodations;
  • Voting rights.
General Impact
title i
Ensures voting rules and procedures are equally applied to all races.
  • Led to the enactment of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

.

Title I:
title ii
Prohibits public accommodations discrimination by
  • Hotels;
  • Motels;
  • Restaurants;
  • Theaters; and
  • All other public accommodations engaged in interstate commerce.
  • Private clubs are exempted.

.

Title II:
title iv
Encourages public school desegregation; and
  • Authorized enforcement by the U.S. Attorney General.
  • http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/edu/types.php
Title IV:
title v
Expands the mission of the Civil Rights Commission with additional powers, rules and procedures that were originally established by the earlier Civil Rights Act of 1957.Title V:
title viii
Requires compilation of voter-registration and voting data in geographic areas identified by the Commission on Civil Rights.Title VIII:
title ix
Allows civil rights cases to be removed from state courts to federal court to overcome segregationist judges and all-white juries. Title IX:
title x
Established the Community Relations Service, which assists in community disputes involving claims of discrimination.Title X:
title xi
Provides a right to jury trial for a defendant accused of title II, III, IV, V, VI, or VII categories of criminal contempt. The defendant can be fined up to $1,000 or imprisoned for up to six months.Title XI:
significa nt us supreme court cases
See list and summary at:

http://www.civilrights.org/judiciary/supreme-court/key-cases.html

Significant US Supreme Court Cases
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Thank you

www.dfeh.ca.gov

[email protected]

[email protected]

(800) 884-1684

Videophone (916) 226-5285

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