The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice is an umbrella group of approximately 25 civil rights and advocacy groups whose mission is to pursue greater human rights awareness and to address both perceived and real deficits in the greater Houston regional criminal justice system.
It is the Greater Houston Coalition for Justice believe that community organizations would be better served if they would discontinue to piece meal criminal justice and civil rights solutions and develop a comprehensive strategy to eliminate disparity and injustice in all levels of the criminal justice system.
A series of civil rights workshops to enhance the skills of GHCFJ board members, associates and GHCFJ committee members designees.
9:00 a.m.______________ Welcome workshop overview
9:10 a.m. _____________Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VI Discrimination Overview Title VI, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq., was enacted
as part of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and …
The purpose of Title VI is to not allow federal funded agencies such as school and such to discriminate regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender etc. The government will not and cannot give money to institutions that discriminate and the…
9:20 a.m._____________ Complaints of discrimination and conducing a comparative analysis by race and
economical analysis, and determine if a pattern and systemic system of discrimination exist. The complaints will consist of disparity in city service such as street repairs, lighting, garbage collection, Health and other service.
10:00 a.m. ____________Developing a complete intake process of discrimination
10:30 a.m.____________The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission In 1964 Congress passed Public Law 88-352 (78 Stat. 241). The provisions of this civil rights act forbade employment discrimination. based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age in hiring, promoting, firing, setting wages, testing, training, apprenticeship, and all other terms and conditions of employment, Race, color, sex, creed, and age are now protected classes.