Title VI Policy
City of Los Angeles Title VI Policy
The City of Los Angeles, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes, ensures that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Title VI Pamphlet
Title VI Complaint Procedures
Any person who believes that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of race,color, national origin, age, sex, or disability may file a Title VI complaint with the Office of Contract Compliance (OCC). The complaint must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination. To file a formal complaint, please submit a written Title VI Complaint Form to:
Fax: (213) 847-2744
Mail: Department of Public Works
Bureau of Contract Administration
Office of Contract Compliance
Attn: EEOE Section
1149 S. Broadway, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90015
If assistance is needed in filing a complaint, or to file a complaint in another language, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Enforcement Section at (213) 847-2625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complainants will receive a written response acknowledging receipt of the complaint. The OCC will review the complaint to determine whether it falls under its jurisdiction. All complaints falling under the OCC's jurisdiction will be investigated as quickly as possible. A written notice of findings will be provided upon completion of the investigation.
Complaints that do not fall under the OCC's jurisdiction will be referred, wherever possible, to the California Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, the US Department of Transportation, or the US Department of Justice, and/or the complainant will be advised. Complaints may also be filed directly with:
- The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Civil Rights.For more information, contact (202) 366-0693 or CivilRights.FHWA@fhwa.dot.gov.
- The California Department of Transportation Discrimination Complaint Investigation Unit. For more information, contact (916) 445-5308 or visit www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/title_vi/t6_index.htm.