Budgetary Cutbacks in Community Relations Service: Hearings Before the Civil Rights Oversight Subcommittee (Subcommittee No. 4) of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, First Session ..., Part 1

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Page 6 - SEC. 1002. It shall be the function of the Service to provide assistance to communities and persons therein in resolving disputes, disagreements, or difficulties relating to discriminatory practices based on race, color, or national origin which impair the rights of persons in such communities under the Constitution or laws of the United States or which affect or may affect interstate commerce.
Page 33 - ... volunteer who, in important positions of community leadership at home and abroad, has exemplified the contributions of social work to the well-being of all people everywhere. In selecting him as a recipient of this year's Conference Award, we desire especially to honor him for the leadership he has given to the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA and its constituent bodies in the formulation of constructive and mutually acceptable policies to guide the churches
Page 167 - Administration was transferred from the US Department of Commerce to the US Department of Transportation. 4. In October, 1981, the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee passed a bill intended to help facilitate and streamline port developments and improvements (the "Biaggi
Page 34 - I mention these assignments in this hearing because of my having worked in each of these instances with the Community Relations Service of the United States Department of Justice, the budget of which agency for the Fiscal Year of 1974, we are concerned with here today.
Page 103 - The Service is under the general authority of the Attorney General and is headed by a Director, who is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Service assists communities either on its own initiative, at the request of State or local officials, or upon inquiry of other interested organizations or persons. The...
Page 103 - CRS does not enforce laws, regulate practices, or grant funds for programs. It relies upon its professional staff to persuade and encourage local citizens and Institutions to take the initiative in solving their own problems.
Page 219 - With some exceptions — notably Oriental Americans — the average minority pupil scores distinctly lower on these tests at every level than the average white pupil. The minority pupils' scores are as much as one standard deviation below the majority pupils
Page 103 - Service (CRS) not only aids in resolving disputes and difficulties as they erupt, but also helps communities to achieve the kind of progress which will enable them to avoid racial upheavals. Its goal is to help bring about rapid and orderly progress toward securing a life of justice, equal opportunity, and human dignity for all American citizens.
Page 3 - This Service was established by Title X of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide assistance to communities in resolving disputes, disagreements, and difficulties...
Page 37 - Justice was established by title X of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide assistance to communities in resolving difficulties arising from discriminatory practices which disrupt or threaten to disrupt peaceful relations among citizens.

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