Equity & Accessibility

​​The City of Salem has adopted a Title VI Plan to ensure that the City is in compliance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

The Human Rights Commission advises the City Council on human rights and relations issues. This board assists residents by hearing and resolving discrimination complaints and promoting harmony.

What’s happening
Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Feb. 03
Salem Public Library - Main Branch closed for move to temporary facilitySalem Public Library Main Branch
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Salem Public Library's Main Branch will be closed from February 3-17 for a move to a temporary facility as we prepare for the upcoming seismic renovation project. Salem Public Library at Broadway will open February 18, 2020 at 1400 Broadway St. NE, to serve during construction.

Online library services—access to the library catalog and downloading of eBooks and audiobooks—will be available throughout the move and construction phases.

The West Salem Branch, 395 Glen Creek Rd. NW, will be open and maintain services throughout the move and construction phases.

Feb. 17
President's DayCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

City offices and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

May 25
Memorial Day Observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jul. 03
Independence Day Observed

The Salem Public Library, Center 50+, and some City offices will be closed for the holiday observance.

Sep. 07
Labor Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Contact us

Title VI / Section 504 Coordinator
555 Liberty ST SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301
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