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.


LATEST NEWS

Event: DBE & SBE Certification Workshop

  • Metropolitan Transport Commission & Department of General Services & Business Outreach Committee
  • Bay Area Metro Center 375 Beale Street, Yerba Buena Conference Room, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • 2/26/2018
  • 9:30AM - 3:30PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: Small Business Outreach - Prime Opportunities

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit
  • San Francisco Public Library Ocean View Branch
  • 345 Randolph St., San Francisco, CA 94132
  • 3/2/2018
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: North Region Procurement Fair

  • Caltrans
  • DGS Ziggurat Building
  • 707 3rd Street West Sacramento, CA 95605
  • 3/7/2018
  • 8:30AM - 2:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: How To Do Business With State Government & Become a Certified Small Business

  • Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center
  • Napa Chamber of Commerce
  • 1556 1st Street, 2nd Floor, Napa, CA 94559
  • 3/22/2018
  • 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: Alameda CTC's 2018 Contracting, Networking, and Business Certification Workshop

  • Alameda County Transportation Commission
  • Alameda County Public Works Agency
  • 951 Turner Court, Hayward, CA 94545
  • 3/30/2018
  • 9:00AM - 12:00PM

 

Event: Small Business Outreach - TBD

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit
  • City of Pittsburg - Council Chambers
  • 65 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg, CA 94565
  • 4/5/2018
  • 3:00PM - 5:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: Small Business Outreach - TBD

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit
  • Berkeley Central Library
  • 2090 Kittredge St. (@ Shattuck)Berkeley, CA 94704
  • 4/13/2018
  • 12:00PM - 2:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Event: NAWBO Propel Your Business Conference

  • National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Citizen Hotel 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • 4/22/2018
  • 9:00AM - 5:00PM

 

Introduction to Government Contracting

  • San Francisco Small Business Development Center & NorCal PTAC
  • San Francisco Public Library, Latino Hispanic Program Room, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • 4/24/2018
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • REGISTER HERE

 

Promote Your Business Tradeshow

  • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
  • New City Hall 915 I street, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • 4/26/2018
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM

 

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, rsmith@bart.gov or (510) 464-6324

Labor Compliance:

Ardis Graham, Manager of Special Projects, agraham@bart.gov or (510) 464-6195