This training will take approximately 30 - 45 minutes. At the end
of each chapter, there will be a question or two. Answer each
question until you get the right answer. If your first attempt is
unsuccessful, please try again until you get the right answer.
“The nonpolitical rights of a citizen; the rights of personal liberty
guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the 13th & 14th Amendments to
the U.S. Constitution and by acts of Congress.”
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
The public is given multiple opportunities to be aware of their Civil Rights. Some of the public notifications for CSFP are:
Anyone interested in the program must be made aware of the program and eligibility requirements. Anyone interested must be given the opportunity to apply to participate.
Given to participants at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to adhere to their Rights & Responsibilities. It is our responsibility to make participants aware of the Rights & Responsibilities in a language they understand.
Gives instructions on how to submit a complaint. The information is printed on the application in the nondiscrimination statement as well as in the Rights & Responsibilities.
Variation of this statement will be on all printed materials.If you are creating program materials please contact the state for further instructions on placement.
This is the nondiscrimination statement from USDA that shall be posted in a visible area at all sites, it is the responsibility of the participant to read.
Occurs every year at all levels, unless otherwise specified and revolves around the following topics:
Follow the Golden Rule to avoid any semblance of discrimination or Civil Rights violation.