VI Civil Rights LEP Limited English Proficient
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000d
“No person in the United States shall on the ground of race, color or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
Source: Breaking Down the Language Barrier – Translating Limited English Proficiency into Practice, Part 1 of 2. (Note: This video was produced by the US Department of Health & Human Services, the USDA, and the US Department of Justice, not by In Every Language.)
Description: Ramon Rodriguez, Host of “Hispanics Today” presents information on the United States greatest strengths being the inclusion and integration of individuals who speak a variety of different languages.
Confronting Discrimination in the Post-9/11 Era
Challenges and Opportunities Ten Years Later, a conference jointly sponsored by the Civil Rights Division and the George Washington University Law School, explored the civil rights issues that Muslims, Arabs, Sikhs and South Asians in America have faced since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The conference examined the rise in hate crimes and discrimination in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the ways in which the challenges have changed over time, and the key civil rights issues likely to face these communities in the years ahead and how to address them.