Section 602 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C.
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established to ensure inclusive and equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in all aspects of American life. The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and provides for equal access to programs, services and activities.
The ADA prohibits discrimination:
The DBE program was implemented to remedy past and current discrimination in contracting and procurement opportunities for disadvantaged businesses. It serves to create equal opportunity for those DBE firms doing business with the City of Tucson on projects receiving federal financial assistance.
The Human Library is an innovative project designed to promote dialogue, reduce and dispel stereotypes, myths and prejudices, thereby, promoting inclusion, tolerance and understanding.
The City of Tucson Diversity Team was formed in September 2006. These 28 amazing and diverse employees represent various departments and positions throughout the City. The Team came together and worked diligently to bring forward ideas and suggestions on how the City can better serve the community and the workforce in a way that is supportive, inclusive, respectful, and free of intolerance and discrimination.
Phone: (520) 791-4593
Fax: (502) 791-5140
TTY/TDD: (520) 791-2639
Providing opportunities and incentives to certified firms located in Pima County to do business with the City of Tucson on projects and contracts administered by the City's Procurement Department.
Mayor and Council adopted the City of Tucson's Minority and Woman-Owned Business (MWBE) Program on August 5, 1996. The Program was implemented on October 1, 1996.