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Title VI
Limited English Proficiency

Executive Order 13166 – Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency, August 2000 is directed at implementing the protections afforded by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related regulations. Accordingly, it prohibits recipients of Federal financial assistance from discriminating based on national origin by failing to provide meaningful access to services to individuals who are LEP. This protection requires that LEP persons be provided an equal opportunity to benefit from or have access to services that are normally provided in English.

Who is a limited English proficient person?
According to FHWA, a limited English proficient person is an individual who does not speak English as their primary language and who has a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English.

Contents

 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
 Environmental Justice (EJ)
 Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
 Local Governments Resources
 Public Involvement
 Mission Statement
 Resources and Related Links
 Title VI / ADA: File a Complaint
 Title VI Program Objectives