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Federal Coordination And Compliance Section


The Civil Rights Division’s Federal Coordination and Compliance Section operates a comprehensive, governmentwide program of technical and legal assistance, training, interagency coordination, and regulatory, policy, and program review, to assure that federal agencies consistently and effectively enforce various landmark civil rights statutes and related Executive Orders that prohibit discrimination in federally assisted programs and in the federal government’s own programs and activities.


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Grant-Related Civil Rights

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

Welcome letter from Attorney General Eric Holder

Photographs from the Title VI Conference on July 20, 2009

Photograph of Acting Assistant Attorney General Loretta King Photograph of Keynote Speaker at the Title VI Conference - Professor Ted Shaw, Columbia University Law School, and former Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Photograph of National Origin Discrimination Panel Photograph of Title VI Enforcement Panel Photograph of the audience listening to the Plenary Panel at the Title VI Conf. Photograph of Plenary Panel at the Title VI Conf. Photograph of Russlyn Ali speaking at Title VI Conf. Photograph of Photograph of Disaster Panel Photograph of Concluding Speaker at Title VI Conf.

Memorandum from Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Loretta King re: Strengthening of Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: 7/10/09

Statement by the Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Addressing Civil Rights in the Response to H1N1 Influenza: 5/8/09

Notice from the Acting Assistant Attorney General on Civil Rights Obligations Applicable to the Distribution of Funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: 3/4/09

Executive Order 12250 provides for the consistent and effective implementation of various laws prohibiting discriminatory practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or religion in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.  This section contains information on grant-related civil rights requirements applicable to all recipients of federal financial assistance, as well as those requirements that are agency-specific.

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Limited English Proficiency

Listed here are links relevant to Executive Order 13166 and the provision of reasonable access to services by individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP).

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  • COR LEP Page
  • - Clearinghouse website providing guidance and linking to information, tools, and technical assistance regarding limited English proficiency and language access for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds, users of federal programs and federally assisted programs, and others.
  • Executive Order 13166

Federally Conducted Education and Training Programs

Setting forth materials on Executive Order 13160, non-discrimination in federally conducted education and training programs or activities.

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Other COR Activities

Investigating complaints of discrimination filed against recipients of assistance from DOJ, providing Title VI and other training to federal and state agencies, and conducting Technical Assistance Reviews.


Publications Page: List of important publications covering a variety of topics.
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  • Executive Order 13166 LEP Resource Document (HTML,PDF)
Agency-Specific: Materials, regulations, and guidance by selected federal agencies
Other Links: Links to other federal grant-related civil rights websites and resources including the "Search the Single Audit DataBase")
Index of Contents: List of materials available on COR's website

COR Complaint Form

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Updated August 24, 2020