Title VI

Policy Statement and Notification Protections

People For People is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training and other services. People For People does not discriminate in providing services on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical handicap. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities. To obtain more information on People For People’s non-discrimination obligations or to file a Title VI complaint, contact:

Human Resource Representative
People For People
304 West Lincoln
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 248-6726
TTY 711

TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

“No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

FILING A TITLE VI COMPLAINT

Any person who believes he or she has been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with People For People. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed within 180 days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence.

For additional information on People For People’s non-discrimination obligations or for information on filing a complaint, please contact the Title VI Coordinator:

Human Resource Representative
People For People
304 West Lincoln
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 248-6726
TTY 711

Americans with Disabilities Act Program

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities including equal access to public transportation. Transit providers, such as People For People, must take specific steps to ensure public transportation services are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Some important requirements that are in place to assist Americans with disabilities use transportation services are:

  • Lift equipment to load wheelchairs.
  • Priority seating for the disabled.
  • Transportation personnel that operate accessibility equipment safely.

People For People’s transportation services for individuals with disabilities are explained in detail in the ADA Customer Service Policy. If a customer wishes to file an ADA related complaint they may use the complaint form at the link below.

Website links for more information on ADA include:

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM

People For People’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program demonstrates continued commitment to the success of minority/and women-owned businesses by promoting contracting opportunities to DBEs.

People For People’s DBE program is governed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) 49 CFR Part 26. Disadvantaged businesses wanting to take advantage of the opportunities afforded to them under the DBE program must be at least 51% owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged or, in the case of a corporation, in which 51% of the stock is owned by one or more such individuals, and controlled by one or more of the socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who own it.