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Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

Publications related to activities of the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section

Publications of Major Interest

Executive Order 13166 Limited English Proficiency Resource Document:

Tips and Tools from the Field (HTML, PDF)

Civil Rights Forum

Civil Rights Forum

Title VI Legal Manual - click below

Title VI Legal Manual

Title IX Legal Manual - click below

Title IX Legal Manual

Investigation Procedures Manual

Investigation Procedures Manual

Guidance Documents, Legal Memoranda, Brochures, Pamphlets, Q & A's and Other Material
  • General Guidance Documents and Legal Memoranda 
    • Policy Guidance Document:  Enforcement of Title VI and Related Statutes in Block Grant-Type Programs (HTML or PDF)
    • Memorandum on strengthening Title IX and addressing discrimination in federally conducted education programs and activities (HTML)
  • Civil Rights Division Brochures, Pamphlets, and Q & A's 

Title VI Brochure

Your Rights Under Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Sus Derechos bajo el Titulo VI

Sus Derechos bajo el Titulo VI
de la Ley de los Derechos
Civiles de 1964

Sexbrochure_small.jpg (3071 bytes)

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Federally Assisted Programs

National Origin Discrimination Brochure

Federal Protections Against National Origin Discrimination
Arabic (PDF)
Cambodian (PDF)
Chinese (PDF)
Farsi (PDF)
French (PDF)
Haitian Creole (PDF)
Hindi (PDF)
Hmong (PDF)
Korean (PDF)
Laotian (PDF)
Punjabi (PDF)
Russian (PDF)
Spanish (HTML or (PDF)
Tagalog (PDF)
Vietnamese (PDF)

Indian Rights Brochure

Protecting the Civil Rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives

Police Misconduct Brochure

Addressing Police Misconduct: 
Laws enforced by the United States Department of Justice
(HTMLText, or PDF)

  •  "Q's and A's on Nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or age in law enforcement programs, services, and activities receiving assistance from the United States Department of Justice" (HTML, Text, or PDF)

Publications on Federally Conducted Education and Training Programs
  • Executive Order 13160 (HTML or PDF)
  • Executive Order 13160 Guidance Document: Ensuring Equal Opportunity in Federally Conducted Education and Training Programs (HTML or PDF)
Publications on Limited English Proficiency
  • Executive Order 13166 (HTML or PDF)
  • Department of Justice Final Guidance to Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons as published in the Federal Register on June 18, 2002 (HTML or PDF)
  • Assistant Attorney General July 8, 2002 Memorandum to Heads of Federal Agencies, General Counsels, and Civil Rights Directors concerning Executive Order 13166 (Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency) (HTML or PDF)
  • Department of Justice August 16, 2000, Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - National Origin Discrimination Against Persons with Limited English Proficiency: Policy Guidance (HTML or PDF)
  • March 14, 2002 OMB Report to Congress, "Assessment of the Total Benefits and Costs of Implementing Executive Order 13166:  Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency" (HTML or PDF)
  • Know Your Rights, Are you Limited English Proficient? (LEP) (PDF)
  • Limited English Proficiency LEP Thinking Outside the Box in delivering services to all persons regardless of race, color, or national origin AFFIRMING LEP ACCESS & COMPLIANCE IN FEDERAL AND FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS (PDF)
  • Language Assistance Self-Assessment and Planning Tool for Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance (PDF)
  • Assistant Attorney General Dec. 13, 2002 letter to recipients of DOJ assistance seeking and offering assistance in implementing LEP guidance (HTML or PDF).   An article for possible inclusion in newsletters is attached (HTML).

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Updated April 27, 2022