Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The City of Fort Worth (City) is committed to the enforcement and compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other Federal authorities (to include 28 CFR Parts 35 and 50, and 49 CFR Parts 21, 27, 28, 37 and 303) prohibiting discrimination. Specifically, the City is committed to ensuring that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, income, age, disability or limited English proficiency (LEP), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. The City will make every effort to prevent negative impacts on those populations identified above as result of discrimination in the City’s Programs, policies or activities. Every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all of the City’s Programs and activities, whether or not those Programs and activities are federally funded.
Filing a Title VI Discrimination Complaint
Any person, or group of persons, or their authorized representative, may file a complaint of discrimination if such person believes that city services, activities or programs were withheld or denied on a discriminatory basis. A discrimination complaint must be filed within 180 days from the date of the most recent occurrence of alleged discrimination.
Complaints may be filed electronically, by mail, fax or in person:
By mail or fax:
Mail the completed complaint form to: City of Fort Worth Human Relations Unit Attn: Title VI Coordinator 200 Texas St. Fort Worth, TX 76102
Fax the completed form to (817) 392-7529.
You may fill out a complaint form in person by visiting (appointments are encouraged): City of Fort Worth Human Relations Unit 818 Missouri Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76104 817-392-7525
Complaints involving alleged discrimination by a third party with respect to any activity funded in whole or in part by Federal financial assistance will be referred to the Federal granting agency or State subgranting agency, as applicable, within ten calendar days of receipt by the City of Fort Worth.
Not a Title VI Discrimination Complaint?
If your complaint is not a Title VI complaint, the City can also take complaints in the following areas:
If you need an accommodation, such as an interpreter, large print or information in another language, please contact Al Henderson, ADA and Title VI Coordinator, at 817-392-7525 or via email.
818 Missouri Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
200 Texas St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102