The City of Colorado Springs does not, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or familial status, discriminate against persons in the provision of programs, services or activities receiving federal financial assistance.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement
The City of Colorado Springs is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The City of Colorado Springs will not tolerate any employee engaging in unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against any employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, pregnancy status, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, spousal or civil union status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.
The City also maintains compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The City of Colorado Springs has a language access plan (LAP) and provides language access services at no charge to individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who wish to utilize programs, services, or activities offered by the City. These services may, among other things, include interpreters and translation of documents. For language access assistance, contact the City’s Title VI Coordinator by phone at (719) 385-5175 or TitleVICompliance@coloradosprings.gov
Notice and Compliant Process Under Title VI
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color and national origin in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. The Notice and Complaint information below are for those departments and enterprises of the City that do not have their own.
- General City Notice - Title VI of Civil Rights Act
- General City Complaint - Title VI of Civil Rights Act
For more information regarding the administration of specific City programs and activities, please see program links below.
Department/Enterprise Specific Title VI Language Access Plans and/or Filing Complaints
The Fair Housing Act is a subsection of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. As amended, the Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. For more information on fair housing, visit the City’s Department of Community Development & Planning.
Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Colorado Springs will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
The City of Colorado Springs does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.
General Discrimination (Non-City)
The Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) is charged with enforcement of the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). CADA prohibits discrimination based on protected class in employment, housing, and places of public accommodation. The CCRD enforces CADA primarily through the investigation of complaints of discrimination, but also through mediation and education. For more information on the CCRD or CADA or If you feel you have been discriminated against by a non-City entity or person, please visit the Colorado Civil Rights Division.