CIVIL RIGHTS AND ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT POLICIES. The Alamo Colleges District Policy and Procedure on Civil Rights prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in violation of several statutes, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In particular, Section 504 prohibits discrimination and the denial of benefits or participation in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance on the basis of disability. The protection extends to employees and students. Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex (gender) of employees and students at educational institutions receiving federal financial assistance. Sex and gender discrimination under Title IX cover sexual harassment and sexual assaults and violence occurring on campus. The Alamo Colleges District does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of any protected criteria, including gender or disability. To ensure compliance with the Civil Rights Policy and Procedure on Civil Rights Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation, the Alamo Colleges District has designated a Title IX/VII/ADA/504 Coordinator to coordinate the investigation and resolution District-wide of complaints under the Civil Rights Policy and Procedure. All Civil Rights complaints involving any Dual Credit students must promptly be shared with the Alamo Colleges District Coordinator of Title IX and the School District’s Title IX Coordinator. Title IXCoordinators from the Alamo Colleges District and School District will collaborate to address the complaint. At all times, the Coordinator and the School District will keep each other informed of complaints reported. The results of the investigation and sanctions will also be communicated to the extent permitted by Applicable Law.All students will have access to AlamoCARES (http://www.alamo.edu/alamocares/), a prevention, education and support program regarding dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Within the AlamoCARES site, students will find information on rights granted by Title IX and other federal statutes and resources to help educate and assist them when dealing with gender or disability discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including sexual harassment and violence.