What is Title VI?
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the Federal law that protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of their race, color, or national origin in programs that receive Federal financial assistance.
Who may file a Title VI complaint?
Complaints may be filed by any individual or group who believes that:
- Their rights, under Title VI have been violated in a discriminatory manner.
- The programs or activities do not comply with Federal civil rights laws.
- They have been treated in a disparate manner.
How can I file a Title VI complaint?
Any person who believes he or she has been subject to discrimination under Title VI on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with Metra within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination. Metra reserves the right to reject complaints that are not timely filed.
Complaints may be filed with Metra in writing and be addressed to:
Title VI Manager
547 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60661