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Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Discrimination Limited English Proficiency. Fiscal Year 2011-2012. Title VI Legislation.

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title vi of the civil rights act of 1964 discrimination limited english proficiency

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964DiscriminationLimited English Proficiency

Fiscal Year 2011-2012

title vi legislation
Title VI Legislation

No person in the United States shall, on the ground 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.

what is federal financial assistance
What is Federal Financial Assistance?

Federal financial assistance includes grants, training, use of equipment, donations of surplus property, and other assistance.

Since the County receives federal financial assistance in to the General Fund, all general fund departments are required to comply with Title VI.

what does title vi do
What Does Title VI Do?

Prohibits discrimination

Ensures all citizens have the same access to all services and benefits

Develops consistent standards and prerequisites for provided services.

Requires information and services to be provided in languages other than English for non English speaking individuals.

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What Does Title VI Do?

Encourages minorities to participate as members of planning or advisory bodies for programs receiving federal funds

Requires County to notify the respective population about applicable programs

Prohibits locating facilities in any way that would limit access to a Federally funded service or benefit

title vi limited english proficiency lep
Title VI & Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

The federal government and those receiving assistance from the federal government must take reasonable steps to ensure that LEP persons have meaningful access to the programs, services, and information those entities provide.

Persons who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English can be LEP.

lep requirements
LEP Requirements

The County is required to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to their programs and activities by LEP persons.

Utilizing Interpreters

Posting Signs in Spanish

Utilizing Language Line (Phone Service)

what do i do if i receive a title vi complaint
What Do I Do If I Receive A Title VI Complaint?

If you receive a Title VI complaint contact Alanna Sullivan, 466-5138.

after completion of training
After Completion of Training

Click this link sullivana@wilsoncountytn.com

Place “Title VI Training” in the subject line

Give your name, department and date training was completed. If you do not have outlook account please send from personal email account.

Questions call 466-5138.