Citizens Rights Under Title VI
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that no person in the United States shall be discriminated on the grounds of race, color, or national origin.
No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal Financial assistance.
Examples of Unlawful Discrimination
• Denial of services
• Exclusion from services
• Decreased services
• Poor services, low quality services, unsafe services
• Denying a person the opportunity to
participate as a member of a planning or advisory body
Filing a Complaint
Any person who believes he or she, individually, or as a member of any specific class of person, has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin, may file a written complaint with:
Janine Clampitt, Director
PO Box 382
Richmond, MO 64085.
Please use the Complaint Form (PDF 69 KB) when filing a complaint. (You will need Adobe Reader to download the form. Adobe Reader is free and safe to download. Follow this link to download Adobe Reader.)
For more information
An Introduction to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Follow this link for complete details about Title VI.