Notice of Non Discrimination

As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Project GRAD Houston does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, actual or perceived sexual orientation or age in admission to, participation in or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Project GRAD Houston directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Project GRAD Houston arranges to assist in its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, The Americans with Disability Act, Title VIII of the Civil rights Act of 1968 –Fair Housing

Contact Michael W. Murphree at 832-325-0319 for more information on the policy as well as complaint filing procedures.

Accommodations for Limited English Speaking Populations
As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Project GRAD Houston ensures that reasonable steps are taken to ensure that Limited English Proficient persons have meaningful access to program services. No person is subject to discrimination according to Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (race, color, national origin) including the person’s ability to speak, read, and understand English.

The following languages have been identified as needing English language proficiency along with methods used to increase access:

  • Spanish (Use Interpreters, translation 1-800-6624954)
  • Chinese (Referred to Chinese Community Center and translation at 1-888-7775861)
  • Vietnamese (Referred to Chinese Community Center and translation at 1-888-7775861)

The following assistance methods have been identified to assist in reducing language barriers that impede access to program participation and benefits.

  • Oral interpretation services
  • Bilingual staff
  • Telephone interpreter lines (See contacts above)
  • Written language services
  • Community volunteers (When available)

Persons with Disabilities
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and wish to file a program complaint please contact the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).
If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact the Texas Relay System 7-1-1 or 1-800-662-4954

In case of questions, please contact:
Provider Name: Project GRAD Houston
Contact Person: Michael W. Murphree
Contact Info: 832-325-0319; mmurphree@projectgradhouston.org
Texas Relay number: 7-1-1 (TDD/TTY Or other special needs inquiries)
1-800- 735-2988 / 1-8007352989 (Hearing Impaired)
Telebraille: 1-877-8269348 (Low or no Vision)

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