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For Immediate Release

January 11, 2016


Media Contact:

***PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE***


DDOT Offers Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) 101
Title II Implementation Spanish Language
Open to all DDOT/WMATA certified DBE firms and other construction-related
small businesses
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation's (DDOT) Office of Civil
Rights Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Program is hosting a
free workshop titled Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 101 Title II
Implementation. The objective of the training is to promote ADA Awareness and
increase implementation within construction site decisions and design phases.
Upon completion of the course, participants will:

Be familiar with the Standards and Guidelines of the Americans


with Disabilities Act
Be able to assess an area for ADA compliance
Understand the need for compliance with the Standards and
Guideline of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Be able to apply ADA standards and guidelines in construction
work sites, decisions, and design phases.

The goal of the training workshop is to ensure that each participant becomes well
equipped with the tools needed to be successful.
Limit two (2) participants per company.
This training course is offered in Spanish.
What:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 101 Title II Implementation
Spanish Language
When:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Where: The District Department of Transportation


Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center
2235 Shannon Pl, SE Suite 3031
Washington, DC 20020
Metro bus routes 90, 93, A33, A42, A46, A48, B2, P6, U2 (3 blocks
away from the Anacostia Metro Station)
DC Circulator Skyland/Barracks Row. Bus Stop is located at the Big
Chair.
Parking: Street parking available; Paid parking lot available.
Spaces are limited. Advanced registration is required no later than Friday,
January
15,
2016
via
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/americans-withdisabilities-act-ada-101-with-title-ii-implementation-tickets-20145075463?
aff=affiliate1
For
more
information,
Janae.Leatherman@dc.gov or
202-645-8620.

please

contact

Jana

Leatherman

at

For information about DDOTs Office of Civil Rights please visit:


http://ddot.dc.gov/service/civil-rights-program-and-services
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no
person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects,
programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the
Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.
In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official
Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on
the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex
discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a
violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
action.
If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or
interpretation) please contact Cesar Barreto at 202-671-2829 or
Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. If you need language
assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at
202-671-2620 or Karen.Randolph@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting.
These services will be provided free of charge.

AYUDA EN SU IDIOMA
Si necesita ayuda en Espaol, por favor llame al 202-671-2700 para proporcionarle un
intrprete de manera gratuita.
AVISO IMPORTANTE
Este documento contiene informacin importante. Si necesita ayuda en Espaol o si tiene
alguna pregunta sobre este aviso, por favor llame al 202-671-2620. Infrmele al
representante de atencin al cliente el idioma que habla para que le proporcione un
intrprete sin costo para usted. Gracias.
AIDE LINGUISTIQUE
Si vous avez besoin daide en Franais appelez-le 202-671-2700 et lassistance dun
interprte vous sera fournie gratuitement.
AVIS IMPORTANT
Ce document contient des informations importantes. Si vous avez besoin daide en Franais
ou si vous avez des questions au sujet du prsent avis, veuillez appeler le 202-671-2700.
Dites au reprsentant de service quelle langue vous parlez et lassistance dun interprte
vous sera fournie gratuitement. Merci.
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Michelle B. Phipps-Evans | Communications Specialist


District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
O 202-671-0624 | C 202-497-0124 | E michelle.phipps-evans@dc.gov

www.ddot.dc.gov @ddotdc
Serving with Integrity and Excellence

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