BFCG is a strong supporter of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which states that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
The Benton-Franklin COG Title VI Plan is available at the following link: Draft BFCG 2019 Title VI Plan
If a person feels they have been discriminated against by BFCG because of race, color, national origin, income, or disability, they are encouraged to fill out the BFCG Title VI Complaint Form and mail or email to BFCG Title VI Coordinator at P.O. Box 217, Richland, WA 99352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If information is needed in another language, please contact BFCG at (509) 943-9185/Si se necesita informacion en otro idoma, por favor contacte a BFCG (509) 943-9185.
In addition to the complaint process described above, a complainant may file a Title VI complaint with the following offices:
Washington State Department of Transportation
Public Transportation Division
Attn: Title VI Coordinator
PO Box 47387
Olympia, WA 98504-7387
Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Title VI
5th Floor TCR
1200 New Jersey Ave. SE
Washington DC 20590
United States Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Coordination and Review Section NWB
950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC, 20530