This report provides the first evaluation of the enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Focuses specifically on the efforts of the Justice Dept. (DOJ) to enforce Title II, Subtitle A, of the ADA, which prohibits discrimination based on disability by public entities such as State and local governments. It evaluates DOJs regulations and policies clarifying the language of the statute; processing of complaints of discrimination based on disability; litigation; and outreach, education, and technical assistance efforts relating to the act. Assesses DOJ's effectiveness as coordinator of the ADA enforcement efforts of 7 other Federal agencies.
Contains data and actual salaries on over 9,000 Federal civil service leadership and support positions in the legislative and executive branches of the Federal government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointments.
On May 26, 1999, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights conducted a hearing in New York City to examine current police practices & their impact on civil rights in the community at large. The Commission had a strong interest in studying the methods used by the city to balance crime fighting with the exercise of appropriate restraint, particularly following the highly publicized tragedies involving Abner Louima & Amadou Diallo. This report is intended to offer insights into some of the tensions that exist between the New York Police Dept. & the communities that it serves. Chapters: recruitment, selection, & training; police-community relations; & civilian complaints.
The History of the Organization of Chinese American Women (OCAW) covers 1977-2009, recording OCAW's sustained educational and social outreach programs to integrate Chinese American women into the mainstream of America's activities and programs during the last quarter of the twentieth century and first decade of the twenty first century. The book also gives recognition to those who contributed to the accomplishments of OCAW as well as creating an available resource to the community.