The recurring training webinar titled ‘Compliance With Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Related Laws: An Overview’, provides information on how to comply with the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity provisions of federal civil rights laws that apply to the administration, oversight, and delivery process for federally assisted programs and activities.
[Washington DC August 21, 2012] Seena Foster, attorney and award winning author of ‘Civil Rights Investigations Under The Workforce Investment Act And Other Title VI-Related Laws’, recently announced the next date for ‘Compliance With Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Related Laws: An Overview’, an online webinar that provides information on how to comply with the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity provisions of federal civil rights laws that apply to the administration, oversight, and delivery process for federally assisted programs and activities. The webinar will be presented on September 20, 2012 at 1pm EST.
This webinar will be especially helpful to state and local government officials from any size agency or department, including equal opportunity officers, ADA coordinators, disability specialists, Title VI liaisons, agency heads, contracting and procurement personnel, and compliance officials. Management and equal opportunity professionals for private companies and other organizations that contract with state and local governments to operate federally assisted programs and activities can also benefit. Participants who complete the webinar will receive a personalized “Certificate of Completion” documenting the training.
“Government agencies,” stated Ms. Foster, “educational institutions, and private sector companies are under increased pressure to comply with extensive civil rights laws. They must understand what the laws are, what they require, and how to develop and implement measures ensuring compliance to avoid litigation or loss of funding. With a background in civil rights compliance and conducting discrimination complaint investigations, we know how to present information in a way that professionals at any level of an organization will understand and be able to use. These webinars are one avenue of introducing the requirements of civil rights laws in the workplace and in the operation of government programs. During our webinars, we present nuts-and-bolts steps to take for ensuring compliance and we have the expertise to conduct on-site policy reviews and training, which provide more in-depth coverage of civil rights issues. From our experience in the field, it is clear that government agencies, educational institutions, and private sector companies face serious challenges in getting people trained and keeping their leadership, policymakers, and staff up-to-date in the area of civil rights. That’s why they turn to us. This is what we do best.”
Participants can get more information and register for the webinar by visiting http://www.titleviconsulting.com and clicking on the ‘Webinar’ tab.
Ms. Foster is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. ‘Civil Rights Investigations Under The Workforce Investment Act And Other Title VI-Related Laws’ is available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble through http://www.outskirtspress.com/civilrights. More information is available at Seena Foster’s website.
Seena Foster, award winning author and Partner of the discrimination consulting firm, Title VI Consulting, LLP in Alexandria, Virginia, provides expertise and guidance in the areas of compliance and civil rights investigations to state and local governments, colleges and universities, private companies, and non-profit organizations. To that end, she offers one hour webinars, full-day and half-day in-person training sessions, and mediation services addressing a variety of types of discrimination such as racial discrimination, sex discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, and religious discrimination. The federal law on discrimination is complex and affects our workplaces as well as the delivery of our federally funded programs and activities. Her book, “Civil Rights Investigations Under the Workforce Investment Act and Other Title VI Related Laws: From Intake to Final Determination”, has been described as an “eye-opening” reading experience and a “stand-alone” training resource. Ms. Foster’s resources and materials are designed to support the work of civil rights and discrimination professionals in the public and private sectors.