The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) assures nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs. Prohibited practices include but are not limited to:
Denying a person any service, financial aid, or other benefits because of race, color, or national origin
Failing to make allowances for language or educational difficulties
Locating facilities in any way that would limit or impede access to a federally funded service or benefit
Providing a different service or benefit, or providing these in a different manner from those provided to others in the program
Requiring different standards or conditions as prerequisites for serving individuals
Note: The Shelby County government assures that individuals will not be discriminated against because of race, color, or national origin. Any person(s) or organization(s) that believe they may have been a victim of discrimination based on race, color, or national origin may file a complaint with the agency in question or with the Shelby County Title VI coordinator.