This training will take approximately 15 - 30 minutes. At the end
of each chapter, there will be a question or two. Answer each
question until you get the correct answer. If your first attempt is
unsuccessful, please try again until you get the correct 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, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Dietary Preferences is the correct answer.
There are 7 protected civil rights classes that apply to all program participants: race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by UDSA. Dietary Preferences is not a protected class, and is not a barrier to participation in UDSA program.
Correct answer is: All of the above
All the options are civil rights concerns. Any organization participating in a USDA program must abide by civil rights authority as outlined. Any appearance of an organization discriminating on multiple occasions, racial groups not participating in the program, or allegations by advocacy groups indicates the potential for discrimination and violation of civil rights.
The public is given multiple opportunities to be aware of their civil rights. Some of the public notifications for USDA programs are:
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), age, disability and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. To file a complaint of discrimination, write UDSA, Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (866) 632-9992 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
For material too small to permit the full statement you must at the very least add this to all publications in the same font and text as the body of the document:
Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
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.