Affirmative Action Plans—A Potentially Important Safeguard for Race-Based Grantmaking

Anti-discrimination laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 preclude organizations from making decisions on the basis of race or other protected characteristics in a variety of situations such as funding, programming and employment. See our previous posts on Title VII and Section 1981. […]

Anti-Discrimination Laws – Section 1981

Nonprofits must be aware of and compliant with applicable anti-discrimination laws. In an earlier post, we discussed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This post focuses on Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, codified in Title 42 of the U.S. Code. Contrast to Title VII Like Title VII, Section 1981 […]