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Procedures & Guidelines

  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin by recipients of federal financial assistance.
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination by educational institutions (“Title IX”).
  • Violence Against Women Act 2013 addresses violent crimes against women.
  • Age Discrimination Act of 1975 prohibits discrimination based on age in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination based on age in employment.
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the DC Human Rights Act prohibit discrimination in employment in general.
  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities.
  • Equal Pay Act prohibits discrimination based on sex in the payment of wages.