The Los Rios Community College District is in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, including:
- Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Educational Amendments of 1972
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
It is the policy of the Los Rios Community College District to take action to guarantee that no qualified student or prospective student or any person in his/her educational relationship with the district shall be discriminated against or excluded from any benefits, activities, or programs on the grounds of ethnic group identification, religion, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, nor shall any students be discriminated against for conversing in a language other than English. However, students shall be required to speak English when an instructional setting necessitates the use of English for educational or communication purposes.
The district further complies with the Federal and State laws and the regulations of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges which prohibit sexual harassment. In addition, the college supports and complies with the Federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 by reducing sex discrimination, sex bias, and sex stereotyping in vocational education and employment.
Such non-discrimination policies extend to all the functions and activities of the Los Rios Community College District, including employment and employment selection, educational programs, services, admissions, and financial aid. Student equity in all academic and vocational programs is a primary goal of Los Rios Community College District.
Los Rios Community College District also attempts to achieve a balanced staff representative of the composition of the community so that students will have an opportunity to relate to members of minority races, ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and women.