In fiscal year 2001, the Commission processed approximately 6,000 complaints and completed 8 publications. In both fiscal years 2002 and 2003, the Commission estimates the processing of approximately 10,000 complaints, and completion of 12 publications.
Uses and Use Restrictions
(1) The Commission on Civil Rights (CCR) conducts research and uses publications, liaison with private and public groups, the media, and a variety of other techniques to provide civil rights information to the above groups and to those who have responsibilities to comply with Federal civil rights laws and policies, those who implement these laws and policies, and the general public; and (2) the CCR receives and refers complaints alleging denial of equal protection of the laws to the appropriate Federal agencies.
Anyone can seek information; no criteria must be satisfied.
Complaint should contain a clear statement of the facts on which it is based.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Direct request to the Commission.
Civil Rights Commission Reauthorization Act of 1991, Public Law 102-167, 42 U.S.C. 1975 et seq.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 07 $8,740,000; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Catalog of Publications of Commission on Civil Rights, no charge. Commission on Civil Rights Brochure, no charge. All publications of the Commission are available from the Publications Office, Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC 20425.
Regional or Local Office
Western Regional Office: Philip Montez, 3660 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 810, Los Angeles, CA 90010. Telephone: (213) 894-3437, TDD (213) 894-3435. Eastern Regional Office: Ki-Taek Chun, 624 Ninth Street, NW., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20425. Telephone: (202) 376-7533, TDD (202) 376-8116. Central Regional Office: Melvin Jenkins, Gateway Tower II, 400 State Avenue, Suite 908, Kansas City, Kansas 66101-2406. Telephone: (913) 551-1400, TDD (913) 551-1414. Rocky Mountain Regional Office: John F. Dulles III, 1700 Broadway, Suite 710, Denver, CO 80290. Telephone: (303) 866-1040, TDD (303) 866-1049. Southern Regional Office: Bobby Doctor, 61 Forsyth Street, SW. Suite 1840T, Atlanta, GA, 30303. Telephone: (404) 562-7000, TDD (404) 562- 7004. Midwestern Regional Office: Constance Davis, 55 West Monroe Street, Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60603. Telephone: (312) 353-8311, TDD (312) 353-8362.
Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth Street NW., Washington, DC 20425. Telephone: (202) 376-8177. TDD (202) 376- 8116. Complaints: (202) 376-8582 or Toll Free 1-800-552-6843 or Regional Office listed above.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals