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City of Seattle Notice of Nondiscrimination (Adherence to Title VI)

The City of Seattle (City) assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, disability or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259) or due to breastfeeding in a public place, gender identity, marital status, political ideology, religion, sexual orientation, or military status or veteran status, as provided by SMC 14.04, 14.06 ad 14.10, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. The City further assures every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its programs activities, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.

For more information on Title VI visit: www.seattle.gov/civilrights/title_vi_plan.htm

To file a Title VI complaint with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights call: (206) 684-4500 or visit: www.seattle.gov/civilrights/titlevi_form.htm

 

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Mayor's Statement on Limited English Proficiency

Seattle attracts people from around the world. We welcome this diversity and have taken steps to insure that those who come to our City can participate in and enjoy to the fullest all our great City has to offer.

The City of Seattle is proud of our efforts to insure that inclusiveness and fairness are a part of all of our activities. We are proactive in extending our services and programs to all who wish to participate, including our Limited English Proficiency (LEP) residents. The City's Office for Civil Rights leads the way in celebrating our differences and drawing strength from our similarities.

The Policy Statement that precedes this page shows our commitment to Title VI and our fairness in contracting. By signing below, I am reaffirming the City's efforts to reach out to the LEP community and insure that they are a part of the City's democratic processes. This is a step I gladly take, as inclusiveness and fairness are an integral part of this City.

 

 

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