The Equal Opportunity Programs Division (EOPD) implements and enforces equity policy for the City of Tucson. Specifically, the EOPD:
Administers the Human Relations Ordinance, Chapter 17, of the Tucson City Code
Ensures the implementation and enforcement of non-discrimination policies in City employment
Reviews reasonable accommodation options related to demotions and terminations stemming from the expressed inability to accommodate an employee
Ensures that current City of Tucson facilities, programs/activities and services are accessible to persons with disabilities in accordance with Tucson City Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
Ensures that persons who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write or understand English are afforded meaningful access to programs, services and/or activities in accordance with Section 602 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Investigates complaints from members of the public based on allegations that the City’s programs and/or facilities are not accessible to those with disabilities
Develops and implements the City's Equal Opportunity Plan