Title VI

What is it?

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 nation~ origin in programs that receive Federal financial assistance.

More information can be found here: https://www.justice.gov/crt/fcs/TitleVI-Overview.

SADI and Title VI

SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI)  agrees to comply with all provisions prohibiting  discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as  amended, 42 U.S.C. 200d et seq., and with U.S. DOT regulations, “Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation—Effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act,” 49 CFR part 21. SADI operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
SADI posts Title VI notices on our website, in public areas of our organization, and on our transportation vehicles.

How To File A Title VI Complaint

If you believe you’ve been segregated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by SADI, please file a Title VI complaint form.

To obtain a Complaint Form please contact SADI at (573) 651-6464.

A mailed version of the complaint can be sent directly to the Executive Director, Donna Thompson.

In addition to the complaint process at SADI,  complaints may be filed directly with the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Region VII, (816) 329-3920.

Complaints must be filed within 180 days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence and should contain as much detailed information about the alleged discrimination as possible.

A physical copy of the form must be signed and dated, and include your contact information. Digital submissions do not require this step.