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Non-Discrimination and Demographics

Non-Discrimination

This public “NOTICE of Non-Discrimination” 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, gender identity, age, 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 Non-Discrimination Statement

MCC’s Non-Discrimination statement prohibits discrimination and harassment against individuals based on characteristics protected under federal and state law, as well as on the basis of sexual orientation and gender Identity. The college also prohibits retaliation based upon reporting of such violations.

The Board of Trustees affirms its commitment to MCC’s mission to provide access to educational opportunities in a supportive and caring environment that values diverse constituencies. Access to courses, programs, services or extracurricular activities is offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, or disability. Accordingly, the chancellor shall ensure the district is in compliance with applicable federal 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 non-discrimination. 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.)

Discrimination and harassment grievance procedures can be found at:

For Students at http://web.mcckc.edu/asp/infoex/prp/files/730030DP.pdf 
For Employees at http://web.mcckc.edu/asp/infoex/prp/files/330010DP.pdf

Inquiries concerning compliance may be addressed to MCC's Title IX Coordinators:

MCC District
Director of Employee Relations and Training,
3217 Broadway,
Kansas City, MO 64111-2429;
Telephone: 816.604.1023

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

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

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

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

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

For confidential reporting contact:
Kim Fernandes
Director of Student Disability Services
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111-2429
Telephone: 816.604.1418

Inquiries may also be addressed to:
Office for Civil Rights-Kansas City Office
U.S. Department of Education
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut Street, 3rd floor, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
Telephone: 816-268-0550

Demographics

Employee Diversity Summary (pdf)
Student Diversity Summary 

Last Modified: 1/23/17