Southwest Michigan Planning Commission Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes (as amended) prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, creed or age in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that "no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance"(42 U.S.C. Section 2000d).
SWMPC is responsible for initiating and monitoring Title VI activities, and all other responsibilities as required by 23 Code of Federal Regulation 200 and 49 Code of Federal Regulation 21.
Title VI Coordinator: K. John Egelhaaf, Executive Director
185 E. Main St., Suite 701
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: 269-925-1137 x 12
Final Plan-November 2011