Non-Discrimination

Orange County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, veteran status, or source of income in the administration of its programs or activities, as required by applicable laws and regulations. Annette Moore is responsible for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and other applicable laws. If you have any questions about this notice or any of Orange County’s non-discrimination programs, policies or procedures, or if you believe you have been discriminated against with respect to an Orange County program or activity, you may file a complaint here or contact the Non-Discrimination Coordinator:

Annette Moore, Non-Discrimination Coordinator
Director, Office of Human Rights and Relations
200 S. Cameron Street
P.O. Box 8181
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278

(919) 245-2488
amoore@orangecountync.gov

En Español             

El Condado de Orange no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, discapacidad, religion, edad, sexo/género, orientación sexual, identidad de género y expresión, estado civil, estado de veterano, o fuente de ingresos  en la administración de sus programas o actividades, según lo exigido por las leyes y los reglamentos correspondientes. Annette Moore es responsable de la coordinación de los esfuerzos de cumplimiento y la recepción de indagaciones relativas a los requisitos de no discriminación implementados por 40 C.F.R. Partes 5 y 7, incluido el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmendada; Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973; la Ley de Discriminación por Edad de 1975, y Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972, y otras leyes aplicables. Si usted tiene preguntas sobre este aviso o sobre cualquier programa, política o procedimiento de no discriminación del Condado de Orange, o si piensa que ha sido discriminado con respecto a un programa o actividad del Condado de Orange, usted puede presentar una queja aquí o comunicarse con la Coordinadora de No Discriminación:

Annette Moore, Non-Discrimination Coordinator
Director, Office of Human Rights and Relations
200 S. Cameron Street
P.O. Box 8181
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278

(919) 245-2488
amoore@orangecountync.gov

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  1. Initiate a Complaint
  2. Iniciar una Queja

HOW TO INITIATE A COMPLAINT BASED ON DISCRIMINATION OR RETALIATION

STEP 1:        Contact the Orange County Non-Discrimination Coordinator and initiate the complaint.

Annette Moore, Non-Discrimination Coordinator
Director, Office of Human Rights and Relations
200 S. Cameron Street
P.O. Box 8181
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278

(919) 245-2488
amoore@orangecountync.gov

STEP 2:        The Non-Discrimination Coordinator will assign the complaint to an investigator.

STEP 3:        The investigator will fully, fairly, and impartially investigate all complaints.

STEP 4:        The investigation will be conducted promptly through the gathering of evidence, interviewing of witnesses, and appropriate documentation of all facts in evidence. 

STEP 5:        Upon completion of the investigation the investigator will, using preponderance of the evidence standards, issue a written determination of findings, which shall be provided to the complainant within ten days of issuance.

STEP 6:        Orange County prohibits retaliation and any claim of retaliation based on a complaint initiated pursuant to this policy should be immediately reported and such complaint will be investigated and addressed promptly.