The Civil Rights Office (CRO) works to ensure compliance with federal and state laws governing affirmative action, equal opportunity and accessibility. The office accomplishes this goal through training, investigating complaints and counseling individuals. Additionally, the CRO ensures that federal requirements are met regarding the Title VI programs.
To ensure fair and equal treatment for persons engaged in any employment action with ADOT regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (gender), are or disability.
As part of Title II of the ADA of 1990, ADOT is conducting an evaluation of its public right of way and developing a transition plan that outlines in detail how the organization will ensure safe access to all of its facilities for all individuals.
To ensure dissemination and implementation of the Equal Opportunity program throughout all levels of the department, the ADOT civil rights investigations manager serves as the Equal Opportunity administrator for the department.
ADOT's Title VI Program is responsible for providing leadership, direction and policy to ensure compliance with Title VI and Environmental Justice and Limited English Proficiency principles and to ensure that social impacts to communities and people are recognized and considered throughout the transportation planning and decision-making process.
If you have questions regarding any of our programs or about what ADOT's Civil Rights office can do for you, you can contact us in a variety of ways