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What do Title VI and its implementing regulations require of recipients Federal financial assistance?


Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a Federal law that protects persons from unlawful discrimination based on race, color, or national origin in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  Recipients of Federal financial assistance are covered by Title VI and its implementing regulations.  This means such recipients may not utilize criteria or methods of administration that have the effect of delaying or denying services to persons on the basis of their race, color, or national origin.

Date Created: 11/4/09