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 responsibilities: Workforce and Policy Compliance, Contract and Labor Compliance, and Economic Opportunity Policies and Programs.


Upcoming Outreach Events

BART Triennial Goal Setting(Public Participation)

Norcal Procurement Expo

  • Roundhouse Conference Center, 2600 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583-5000
  • Friday, May 31, 2019
  • 9:00AM - 2:00PM

BART Triennial Goal Setting(Public Participation)

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