ERIC Number: ED115752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Federal Civil Rights Enforcement Effort--1974. Volume 6: To Extend Federal Financial Assistance.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
The report evaluates the civil rights activities of several Federal agencies with responsibilities for ensuring nondiscrimination toward women and minorities in their Federally assisted programs under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The agencies reviewed are the Extension Service of the Department of Agriculture; the Health and Social Services Division of the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; the Department of the Interior; the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration of the Department of Justice; the Manpower Administration of the Department of Labor; the Federal Highway and the Urban Mass Transportation Administrations of the Department of Transportation; the Environmental Protection Agency; and the Federal Programs Section of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Some of the areas analyzed within the agencies are program and civil rights responsibilities, organization and staffing, data collection, complaint investigations, compliance programs, audits, enforcement action, regulations and guidelines, coordination activities, litigation, certification, and reporting systems. The evaluations are based on a review of documents produced by these agencies, interviews with Federal officials, and an analysis of available literature. It offers recommendations for the improvement of programs which require change. Twenty-two charts supplement the discussions. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI