Title VI Information
Welcome aboard! Please read your rights while riding with us!
We have room for you, your companion, luggage, children, but there is no room for discrimination. We’re not concerned about your race, you color, what you believe or where you’re from. We are here to get you safely from point A to B.
Southeastern Stages operates its services without regard to race, color and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Southeastern Stages.
Our Non-Discrimination Policy
In accordance with DOT Order 1050.2A, Southeastern Stages, Inc. (“SES”) assures that no person shall, on the ground of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and related nondiscrimination authorities, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any program or activity undertaken by Southeastern Stages.
Further, Southeastern Stages hereby agrees to:
- Designate a Title VI Coordinator that has a responsible position within the organization and easy access to the President of the organization.
- Issue a policy statement, signed by the President of the organization, which expresses a commitment to the nondiscrimination provisions of Title VI and related applicable statutes. The signed policy statement shall be posted and circulated throughout the organization and to the general public and published where appropriate in languages other than English. The policy statement will be re-signed when there is a change of President.
- Ensure that every contract awarded by the organization’s contractors or consultants also includes the contract language ensuring Title VI compliance.
- Process all and, when required, investigate complaints of discrimination consistent with the procedures contained within this Plan. Log all complaints for the administrative record.
- Collect statistical data (race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability) on participants in, and beneficiaries of, programs and activities carried out by the organization.
- Participate in training offered on Title VI and other nondiscrimination requirements. Conduct or request training for employees or the organization’s subrecipients.
- Take affirmative action, if reviewed or investigated by local or state agencies, to correct any deficiencies found within a reasonable time period, not to exceed 90 calendar days, unless reasonable provisions are granted by the local or state agencies.
- Document all Title VI nondiscrimination-related activities as evidence of compliance. Submit information and reports to appropriate state authorities on a schedule outlined by the state.
If you feel you have been discriminated by one of our Southeastern Stages team members for any reason while using our services, we take this very seriously. You can read our discrimination policy for more information. You may file a complaint by completing the Title VI Complaint form.
Title VI Complaint Procedures
Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by Southeastern Stages may file a Title VI complaint by completing and submitting the Title VI Complaint Form. Southeastern Stages investigates complaints received no more than 180 days after the alleged incident. Southeastern Stages will process complaints that are complete.
All Title VI and related complaints are considered formal; there is no informal process. Complaints must be in writing and signed by the complainant on the form provided. Complaints must include the complainant s name address and phone number and include details sufficient to specify all issues and circumstances of the alleged discrimination. Allegations must be based on issues involving race, color or national origin. Title VI Complaints of discrimination may be filed with:
ATTN: Title VI coordinator,
260 University Ave SW,
Atlanta, GA 30315.
You may also file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration directed to the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE, Washington DC 20590.
Complaints may also be filed with local and state agencies.
Title VI Notice to Beneficiaries
Southeastern Stages operates its programs and services without regard to race, color and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the Southeastern Stages.
For more information on Southeastern’ s civil rights program and the procedures to file a complaint, you may contact customer service at 404-591-2750, go online to www.southeasternstages.com or visit our corporate headquarters at 260 University Ave SW, Atlanta GA, 30315.
You may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration directed to the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building,
5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington DC 20590.
If information is needed in another language, contact 404-591-2750.
Si se necesita información en otro idioma, llame al 404-591-2750.