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CIVIL RIGHTS

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice or TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

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National Awareness Observances

Monday nearest January 15th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance
February Black History Month
March Women's History Month
Fourth Thursday in April "Take Our Daughters to Work" Day
May National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
August 26 Women's Equality Day
September 15 - October 15 National Hispanic Heritage Month
October National Disability Employment Awareness Month
November National American Indian Heritage Month

 

Last Modified:  08/08/2012