Title VI

Title VI Program

Title VI ProgramEast-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities and is dedicated to an inclusive planning process that ensures that citizens are informed about and given meaningful opportunities to engage in regional planning efforts and decision making.  EWG’s Title VI Program is designed to protect against discrimination and ensure that all agency planning processes are fair and consider issues that impact disadvantaged residents.  The Title VI Program also describes how EWG will comply with nondiscrimination requirements found in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, executive orders that address environmental justice (EJ) and persons with limited English proficiency (LEP), and other federal civil rights requirements like those found in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Complaint Procedures and Forms

EWG has implemented Title VI Complaint Procedures which outline EWG’s Title VI complaint process.  EWG’s complaint procedures apply to matters related to Title VI, ADA, and LEP.  EWG’s complaint procedures are described in detail in Appendix 3 to the Title VI Program.  EWG also has a Title VI Nondiscrimination Complaint form available in English and Español.

Brochures and Cards

EWG has developed a series of brochures and cards that inform people about their rights under Title VI, ADA, and other related nondiscrimination statutes, as follows:

Federal Policies and Guidance

Need an Accommodation?

Requests for reasonable accommodations, including meeting accommodations or to receive materials in alternative formats, should be directed to:

Title VI Coordinator
East-West Gateway Council of Governments
1 S. Memorial Drive, Suite 1600
St. Louis, MO 63102

Phone: (314) 421.4220 / (618) 274.2750
Fax: (314) 231.6120
Email: titlevi@ewgateway.org