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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Nondiscrimination

This public NOTICE of NONDISCRIMINATION is required by several federal laws and regulations including those implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 and the Age Discrimination Act. This notice serves to inform all members of the Metropolitan Community College faculty, staff, student body and guests, that Metropolitan Community College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability in admissions; educational programs, services or activities; and employment. Following are the applicable federal and state civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination:

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities by employers with 15 or more employees. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office for Civil Rights are the agencies assigned to enforce Title I of the ADA.

Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits disability discrimination by public entities, including public colleges and universities whether or not they receive federal financial assistance. The Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education) is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing Title II of the ADA.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance from the United States Department of Education are covered by Title VI. The Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education) is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing Title VI.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against unlawful employment practices based on their race, color, sex, and national origin. The Civil Rights Act of 1991 significantly extended plaintiffs' rights under Title VII. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing Title VII.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities and extends to employment and admission to institutions that receive federal financial assistance. The Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education) is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing Title IX.

Age Discrimination Act of 1975 protects people from discrimination based on age in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. The Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education) is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing the ADA of 1975.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing the ADEA.

Civil Rights Act of 1991 provides monetary damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing the CRA of 1991.

Equal Pay Act of 1963 protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing the EPA.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects people from discrimination in admission, employment, treatment, or access based on disability in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. The Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education) is the law enforcement agency charged with enforcing Section 504.

Executive Order 11246 requires certain government contractors to engage in affirmative action and to not discriminate based on race, sex, or national origin. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (U.S. Department of Labor) is the agency charged with enforcing the EO 11246 and ensuring that federal contractors are in compliance.

College Nondiscrimination Statement

The College's nondiscrimination statement, cited below, prohibits discrimination and harassment against individuals based on characteristics protected under federal and state law, as well as on the basis of sexual orientation. The college also prohibits retaliation based upon reporting of such violations.

Metropolitan Community College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability in admissions; educational programs, services or activities; and employment, as specified by federal laws Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state laws and regulations.

Federal citations:

The regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII Title IX, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act contain requirements for recipients to issue notices of nondiscrimination. 34 C.F.R. Sections 100.6(d), 106.9, 104.8, 110.25, 41 C.F.R. Sections 60-1.42(a), respectively. The Title II regulation also contains a notice requirement that applies to all units of government, whether or not they receive federal aid. (See 28 C.F.R. Section 35.106.)

MCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Inquiries concerning MCC's compliance may be addressed to the following persons:

MCC District
Carolyn Baskett,
Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources,
3217 Broadway,
Kansas City, MO 64111-2429;
Telephone: 816.604.1166

MCC-Blue River
Jon Burke,
Dean of Student Development,
20301 E. 78 Highway,
Independence, MO 64057-2053;
Telephone: 816.604.6620

MCC-Business & Technology
Karen Moore,
Associate Dean of Student Services,
1775 Universal Avenue,
Kansas City, MO 64120-1318;
Telephone: 816.604.5229

MCC-Longview
Karen Goos,
Dean of Student Development,
500 SW Longview Road,
Lee's Summit, MO 64081-2015;
Telephone: 816.604.2326

MCC-Maple Woods
Shelli Allen,
Dean of Student Development,
2601 NE Barry Road,
Kansas City, MO 64156-1299;
Telephone: 816.604.3175

MCC-Penn Valley
Yvette Sweeney,
Dean of Student Services,
3201 Southwest Trafficway,
Kansas City, MO 64111-2764;
Telephone: 816.604.4114

Inquiries may also be addressed to the Director, Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO, 64114 Telephone: 816.268.0550

Demographics

Employee Diversity Summary (pdf)
Student Diversity Summary (pdf)

Last Modified: 10/15/13