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2012 Civil Rights Symposium

The Departmental Office of Civil Rights extends a heartfelt thank you to all those who participated in the inaugural DOT Civil Rights Symposium on September 26-27, 2012. The contributions of our many attendees, speakers, presenters, and volunteers made the event a true success. In keeping with the spirit of the Symposium, and our ongoing efforts to “Speak With One Voice” on the very important topic of Civil Rights, we have made the Symposium PowerPoint presentations available below. Please note that not all presenters utilized PowerPoint slides during their sessions, and the list below is representative of the presentations that were provided to us by the speakers.

Title VII Presentations


Leadership Track

Understanding ADR, Fern Kaufman

Removing the Fear from Investigations, Monica Rojas Waldron, Esq.

Oversight Track

How GINA and ADA-AA Will Change the Workplace, Kerry Leibig

Key Civil Rights Legislation & Policy, John Benison

Accountability Track

EEO Complaint Process, Tami Wright

Little Known Organizational Resources that can Help in a Big Way, Workforce Quality Division

Workplace Bullying, Thomas Harris

Title VI Presentations

Leadership Track

How Effective is Your Title VI Program - Does It Accomplish What the Regulation Requires?, Mohamed Dumbuya

Federal Interagency Working Group on Title VI: Activities Overview, Kenneth Johnson

Policy & Regulations Processes and Difficulties, Jennifer Outhouse

Oversight Track

EEO Workforce Analysis: A Snapshot of Workforce Makeup, Anita Heard

Accessibility for All: The Impact Of ADA On Transportation Decision-Making

Disadvantage Business Enterprise: (DBE) Equal Opportunity in Transportation Contracting, Martha Kenley

How Effective is Your Title VI Program - Does It Accomplish What the Regulation Requires?, Mohamed Dumbuya

Accountability Track

Environmental Justice: Fair Treatment and Meaningful Involvement, Katie Grasty