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Justice Department Hosts Conference Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Organization: DOL
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
  • Submitted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
  • Attachment(s): LINK

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division held a conference today titled 2009 Title VI Conference: Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Legislation and Exploring Current Issues in Enforcement at the FDIC Conference Center in Arlington, Va. Approximately 400 representatives from federal, state and local agencies, community organizations and advocacy groups gathered to share new ideas and discuss trends in Title VI enforcement.

The conference commemorated the 45th anniversary of Title VI and emphasized the federal government's reinvigorated commitment to enforcement of Title VI's prohibition against discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in federally funded programs.

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