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Civil Rights Program and Services

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The Office of Civil Rights administers compliance programs and policies related to Civil Rights for the District Department of Transportation (DDOT).

The office is responsible for ensuring agency compliance with the following:

 Equal Access for People with Disabilities - Title I, II, and IV (ADA) - wheelchairEqual Access for People with Disabilities - Title I, II, and IV

DDOT has a firm commitment to not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities, and will honor and work to satisfy the requirements of Title I, Title II, and Title IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

Equal Opportunity Program - Title VI - golden scales of justiceEqual Opportunity Program - Title VI

DDOT ensures that no person shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or gender, as provided in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes.

Equal Employment Opportunity Program - Title VII - a tightly huddled group of people from every race, gender, national origin,and sizeTitle VII - Equal Employment Opportunity Program

It is DDOT's fundamental policy to ensure there's equal opportunity in employment to all individuals. The office also coordinates the agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program (implementation through 49 Code of Federal Regulations part 26) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program (implementation through 23 Code of Federal Regulations part 230) and provides contracting information and targeted supportive services for certified DBE firms via the Business Opportunities and Workforce Development Center.

Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center - blue and white name tag with the word Opportinity hand printed on it Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center

DDOT administers two federal programs aimed at fulfilling its mission of helping small business entrepreneurs to successfully compete for procurement contracts in transportation construction.

On-the-Job Training Program - Training NextOn-the-Job Training Program

The primary objective of DDOT's On-the-Job Training Program is to provide educational opportunities for women, minorities, and disadvantaged persons.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises - DBE blue on white background emblemDisadvantaged Business Enterprises

DDOT lists upcoming procurement opportunities for the public and encourages the use of certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) for contracting and subcontracting opportunities.

Language Access Program logoLanguage Access Program

DDOT provides robust language assistance services to Limited English Proficient and Non-English Proficient customers at no cost.

DC Human Rights Act logoDC Human Rights Act

DDOT is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. 


Related Information

Multimodal Accessibility Advisory Council Meeting Minutes

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