Yakima Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under an
Affirmative Action Plan in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and
It is the policy of Yakima Valley
College to provide a working and learning environment free from discrimination,
harassment and retaliation. This policy prohibits conduct that discriminates
against individuals based on their race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, age, marital status
disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status.
This policy also prohibits retaliation as a
result of an individual filing a report of discrimination or harassment or
participating in an investigation of a claim of discrimination or harassment.
This policy applies to all programs and
facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs and
employment. Yakima Valley College complies with all Washington State
anti-discrimination laws (RCW 49.60) and the following federal laws relating to
equal opportunity: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX
of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA) of 1990.
College is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and
reasonable accommodation in its services, program, activities, education, and
employment for individuals with disabilities. The College will take steps to
ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to
admission and participation in vocational education programs.
Coordination of the compliance efforts of
Yakima Valley College with respect to equal opportunity and disability
accommodation regulations is under the direction of the Director of Human
Resources, Yakima Valley College, South 16th Avenue & Nob Hill Boulevard, Yakima,
Washington 98902; telephone 509.574.4676.