Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, and discrimination under federally assisted programs on grounds of race, color or national origin. The intent of the law is to ensure that all persons, regardless of race, color or national origin, are given the opportunity to participate in federally funded programs. To learn more about Title VI from the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, click here.

Title VI Compliance

The Tennessee Human Rights Commission is responsible for monitoring Title VI compliance among Tennessee state agencies. THDA develops and submits the Title VI Compliance Implementation Plan annually to THRC. To read the plan and learn more about THDA’s procedures and monitoring of Title VI compliance activities, click here.

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