Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
Civil Rights Notice
The City of Lakewood is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its service on the basis of race, color or national origin as provided under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
In addition to Title VI, the City also prohibits discrimination based on sex, age, disability, religion, medical condition, marital status or sexual orientation
The City of Lakewood is committed to ensuring that the level and quality of transportation service is provided without regard to:
- National origin
- Medical condition
- Marital status
- Sexual orientation
The City of Lakewood is committed to promoting the full and fair participation of all potentially affected populations in transportation decision making; preventing denial, reduction, or delay in benefits related to programs and activities affecting minority and low-income populations; and providing meaningful access to City services, programs, and activities by persons with limited English proficiency (LEP).
How To File A Title VI Complaint
Any person who believes he or she may have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation or English proficiency may file a complaint with the City of Lakewood’s City Manager’s Office.
The complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination date.
Written complaints may be sent to City of Lakewood, City Manager's Office at 5050 Clark Avenue, Lakewood California 90712.
You may also submit the complaint using the online complaint form.
In addition to utilizing the Civil Rights complaint process at the City of Lakewood, a Complainant may file a Title VI complaint concerning race, color or national origin discrimination with the:
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Office of Civil Rights, Region IX
201 Mission Street, Suite 1650
San Francisco, California 94105-1839.