Civil Rights

Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program

Filing a Complaint

Complaints (in English or Spanish) may be filed by any person who believes that he or she has been excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) service, program or activity, and believes the discrimination is based upon race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, economic status or limited English proficiency. Complaints will be accepted in writing only and may be filed with ADOT's Civil Rights Office.

A signed, written complaint must be submitted within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory act (or latest occurrence). Complaints may be filed with these agencies:

All complaints should contain these elements:

  • The name, address, telephone number and signature of the complainant
  • The facts and circumstances surrounding the claimed discrimination, including date of allegations, and the basis of the complaint (e.g., race, color, national origin, gender, disability)
  • Any names of persons, if known, whom the investigator could contact for additional information to support or clarify the allegations
  • The corrective action being sought by the complainant

For questions about ADOT's Title VI Program or to file a complaint, please contact:

ADOT Civil Rights Office
Lucy Schrader
ADA / Title VI Nondiscrimination Program Coordinator
206 S. 17th Ave.
Room 183, MD 155A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.712.8946

Civil RightsTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at 602.712.8946 or at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.
  • De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles al 602.712.8946 o en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.