Civil Rights Index
Civil Rights Plans
All recipients of Federal and/or State funds are required to submit either a Civil Rights Letter Of Assurance (LOA) or a Civil Rights Plan for their agency. This page contains essential information on that requirement and will be useful in determining which of these documents you are required to submit.
2014 - 2017 Civil Rights Compliance Requirements (CRC)
CRC Requirements Joint Agency Announcement - DCF, DHS AND DWD (PDF, 633 KB)
2014 - 2017 CRC Technical Assistance Webcast - leaves this site
Funded Recipients, Sub-recipients, Contractors and Vendors receiving federal and state funding from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) are required to submit a Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) Letter of Assurance and in some instances must complete a Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) Plan for the period of January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2017. Funded recipients and sub-recipients include counties, municipalities, school districts, universities, profit and non-profit entities, and certain vendors. The following page contains the Instructions and Templates essential to completing the CRC Letter of Assurance and for completing a CRC Plan to meet civil rights compliance requirements.
- DETS-16705-P - Instructions and Templates for CRC Letter of Assurance and CRC Plan (PDF, 356 KB)
- DETS-16706-E - Civil Rights Compliance Plan Template (Fillable Word, 540KB)
Equal Opportunity Methods of Administration (MOA)
Material from the 2010-2012 Methods of Administration, administered by the Department of Workforce Development. The narrative and accompanying documentation describes and provides evidence of how the State of Wisconsin complies with the non-discrimination mandates of the Workforce Investment Act, Wagner-Peyser Employment Services and Unemployment Insurance programs and the regulations in 29 CFR part 37 (posted September 2012).
- Transmittal Letter to The US Department of Labor, April 2011
- Methods of Administration Table of Contents
- Introduction Narrative
- Element 1: Designation of Equal Opportunity Officer
- Element 2: Notice and Communication
- Element 3: Assurances and Review of Contracts and Agreements
- Element 4: Universal Access
- Element 5: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Element 6: Data and Information Collection and Maintenance
- Element 7: Equal Opportunity Monitoring
- Element 8: Complaint Processing Procedures
- Element 9: Corrective Actions / Sanctions
- The Civil Rights Compliance Plan is maintained on site in the Central Office in Madison.
- Methods of Administration (exhibits can be provided upon request)
- Limited English Proficiency Plan (April, 2011)