Orange County, Florida values diversity and welcomes input from all interested parties, regardless of cultural identity, background or income level. Moreover, the County believes that the best public policy and governmental services result from careful consideration of the needs of all of its communities and when those communities are involved in the public policy and governmental services decision-making process. Thus, the County does not tolerate discrimination in any of its programs, services, or activities. Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq. (Title VI, and related laws and regulations), and Orange County, Florida Regulations and Standard Operating Procedures, the County will not exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, income, or family status.