Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects people from discrimination based on race, color or national origin in programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title VI states that:
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.
Any person who believes that he or she, individually, as a member of any specific class, has been subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, may file a complaint with the Title VI Coordinator with the Office of Civil Rights. Title VI Complaints must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory event or practice. Complaints must be filed using the ODOT's Title VI Complaint Form and submitted electronically or mailed to:
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Civil Rights Division
Attention: Katrina Fire
200 N.E. 21st Street, Room 1-C1
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
The Title VI Complaint Formd and Processes are available by clicking below or by contacting the ODOT’s Civil Rights Division.
Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI
Applicable Related Legal Authority
National Summer Transportation Institute Program