What is Title VI?
Florida Law and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibit Discrimination in: Public accommodations on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or of marital status.
Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated on the the basis of race, color, or national origin by Tri-County Community Council, Inc. may file a complaint by completing and submitting the agency's complaint form. This form is available in our offices, can be mailed or emailed on request, and will be added to our website at the next update.
Tri-County Community Council, Inc. will investigate complaints promptly after notification of the alleged incident. If additional information is required, Tri-County Community Council, Inc. may contact the complainant. If the complainant fails to respond to requested information within 10 days, the complaint will be administratively closed. A case can also be closed if the complainant no longer wishes to pursue their case.
The Executive Director will review all information and determine if further action is required. If it has been determined that a Title VI violation has occurred, appropriate steps will be taken immediately. Employees may be required to attend additional training and/or be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
If no violation has been discovered and the complainant wishes to appeal the decision, he/she can contact the Federal Transit Administration, at:
FTA Office of Civil Rights
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590