Equity and Civil Rights Title VI Best Practices and Resources

Library of Equity and Civil Rights Title VI best practices, tools, guidance, research, and online resources.
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Civil Rights Title VI summary PowerPoints and select external training resources

City developed Title VI PowerPoints and select external training resources to support City capacity building.

Select external Civil Rights Title VI resources

Links to external Civil Rights Title VI resources.

Racial Equity-Centered Results-Based Accountability™

Documents and resources to support Racial Equity-Centered Results-Based Accountability™

Equity & Results  

  • Equity & Results have powerfully joined a Racial Equity Lens with a Results Based Framework and provide customized, co-designed contracts with organizations to develop results frameworks and identify strategies for racially equitable impacts.

Clear Impact

  • Clear Impact provides performance tools and services to help government agencies, non-profits, and communities track the performance of their programs, measure the impact of their funding, and report on the progress of their missions to improve lives of communities.

Practices, Methodologies, and decision-making tools – select internal and external resources

Links to select internal and external public planning and policy development and evaluation practices, methodologies, and tools.

Data Tools & Sources

Links to select internal and external data resources.

Key City and Regional Plans, Research, and Reports

Links to key City Plans, additional research, and technical analysis.

Community Research and Publications

Equitable Engagement and Involvement – select Internal and external resources

Links to select, internal and external public engagement and involvement resources.

Civil Rights Title VI Complaints

The city of Portland will not discriminate against on the basis of race, color, or national origin (including limited English Proficiency) in its activities, programs, and services. If you are subject to discrimination by anyone acting on behalf of the city or any program plan or service provided by the city you have the right to file a complaint through our administrative process. You also have the right to complain to a higher authority. The following will help you navigate the complaint process.

Equity-related External Organizations and Information Sources

Links to external organizations that may provide relevant information, practices, tools, and proposed solution alternatives.

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)


  • PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity by Lifting Up What Works®.

Urban Institute

  • Urban Institute is a nonprofit research organizResults-Basedlieves decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people’s lives for the better. Their mission is to open minds, shape decisions, and offer solutions through economic and social policy research.

Racial Equity Tools

  • This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.

Living Cities

  • Living Cities harnesses the collective power of philanthropy, financial institutions and local governments to close racial income and wealth gaps in American cities.

Next City

  • Next City is a nonprofit news organization that believes journalists have the power to amplify solutions and help spread them from one city to the next city.