Office of Civil Rights

Mission Statement

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) serves a governance role at the District for equity programs and state and federal compliance. OCR's major compliance obligations at the District focuses on the following state and federal regulations and/or programs: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, California Labor Code, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Environmental Justice (EJ), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Small Business and Non-Discrimination Program for Subcontracting.

OCR is comprised of three divisions that support these responsiblities: Workforce and Policy Compliance, Contract and Labor Compliance, and Economic Opportunity Policies and Programs.



Come learn about Upcoming BART Measure RR Opportunities for Small Businesses

Attend a free information meeting.


Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm 

Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Room

375 Beale St. #800, San Francisco, CA 94105

Register at:


For additional information or questions: or call (510) 464-4700.


For more upcoming events on Measure RR contracting opportunites, click here.


Click here to download the Oct 17, 2017 Measure RR power point presentation.


To become a Local Small Business, Local LGBTBE, Local DVBE, download verification form  here.


For the Business Advisory Council Bylaws, click here.

Title VI Information

Click here for Title VI Info.

Contact Information

Contract Compliance and Certification:

Ruby Smith, Program Manager II, or (510) 464-6324

Labor Compliance:

Ardis Graham, Manager of Special Projects, or (510) 464-6195