WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Chapter 5) Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action



5.5 Affirmative Outreach

Effective date: July 1, 2020


Local WDBs and service providers must take appropriate steps to ensure that they are providing equal access to their WIOA Title I programs and activities.1 These steps should involve reasonable efforts to include members of the various groups protected by these regulations (hereinafter referred to as "protected groups"): persons of different sexes, various racial and ethnic/national origin groups, various religions, individuals with limited English proficiency, individuals with disabilities, and individuals in different age groups.2

Outreach efforts may include, but are not limited to:3

To meet the minimum requirements of affirmative outreach, DWD-DET requires local WDBs to: