Title VI: Notice of Nondiscrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The City of Seattle (City) assures that no person shall be discriminated against in City programs and activities based on their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act. The City further complies with additional state and municipal civil rights laws and assures that no person shall be discriminated against in its programs and activities based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, political ideology, creed, ancestry, participation in the Section 8 housing program, military status or veteran status, or due to breastfeeding in a public place, as provided by Seattle Municipal Code 14.04, 14.06 and 14.10.

Any person who feels they have been subject to discrimination that is protected under Title VI or other laws may file a complaint with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.   For more information on the City of Seattle Title VI program, or for information on how to file a complaint, call the Seattle Office for Civil Rights at (206) 684-4500, email ocr_intake@seattle.gov, visit www.seattle.gov/civilrights/file-complaint or visit in-person at 810, Third Avenue, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

More information on Title VI

To file a Title VI complaint with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights call: (206) 684-4500 or visit our Online Intake Questionnaire.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

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.