Public Civil Rights Fact Sheets

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Consistent with its mission of managing water and water-related resources, Reclamation is committed to serving diverse populations through its Federally Conducted and Federally Assisted Programs.  In serving the community, it is Reclamation’s responsibility to ensure that all programs, activities, and services within each program are operated in a discrimination free manner.  This means that no person will be discriminated against based on their race, color, national origin, age or disability.  Additionally, discrimination on the basis of sex is strictly prohibited in any Federally Assisted education program or activity.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is involved with many programs and activities that serve the public.  Many of the programs are provided directly by Reclamation to beneficiaries, while other programs are provided to beneficiaries by other parties, such as state or local government or private parties with financial or non-financial support from Reclamation.  Those programs provided directly by Reclamation are Federally Conducted, while those programs receiving Reclamation support and operated by partners are Federally Assisted.

It is important to know your civil rights. Below are Fact Sheets for various statutes which are handled by the PCR Team. Some of the documents are more than one page, you may wish to print doubled sided. To learn more about how to file a civil rights complaint see our file a complaint page.

Fact Sheets
  Age Discrimination Act
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Architectural Barriers Act (ABA)
Civil Rights Act
Executive Order 12898 for Environmental Justice
Executive Order 13166 for People with Limited English Proficiency
Executive Order 13160 for Federally Conducted Education and Training Programs
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, for Federally Assisted Programs
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, for Federally Conducted Programs
Title IX of the Education Amendments Act for Educational Programs and Activities




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Last Updated: 6/11/15